Course Details - Engineering (Thebarton Senior College)

The information on this page has now been updated and confirmed for 2019. However, it is still possible that there may be some changes to this information prior to the commencement of the course.






Course TitleEngineering
RegionWestern Adelaide Secondary Schools Network
Host OrganisationThebarton Senior College
Course Length2 semesters (1 year)
DescriptionThis certificate is designed to appeal to students wishing to pursue a career in metal trades, manufacturing and related industries, including mining and infrastructure. Workplace Health and Safety will be a major focus of all work undertaken. Students will use a wide range of metal engineering equipment in a modern, well equipped workshop environment. The qualification packaging for Certificate II Engineering has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal traineeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes (RPL/RCC). A minimum 30 points is required to achieve the qualification and must include all mandatory units of competency. The competency is a general qualification covering the areas of mechanical, sheet metal, metal fabrication and welding.
PathwaysLeads to possible apprenticeship or employment in the metals, engineering, manufacturing, toolmaking and related industries, including mining trades. See: www.skills.sa.gov.au.
PrerequisitesIt is preferred that students have had some experience in a Design and Technology course at year 10 level or beyond and an interest in practical work. Students must meet language, literacy and numeracy requirements.
Special RequirementsStudents must provide and wear safety footwear.
Delivery Location(s)Thebarton Senior College, 40 Ashley Street, Torrensville, SA, 5031
Dates and Times36 weekly sessions at Thebarton Senior College on Mondays from 08:50 until 15:05
Commencement date 04/02/19
Work Placement18 days
140 hours (approximately 18 days) over years 10, 11 &/or 12, subject to negotiation. This is a requirement of the Training Guarantee for SACE students.
SACE DetailsSACE Stage 1, 45 SACE credits
Please refer to the SACE VET Recognition Register.
QualificationCertificate II in Engineering (National code MEM20413)
RTOTAFE SA (National Code 41026)
Competencies
CompulsoryMEM15002AApply quality systems   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM14005APlan a complete activity   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM03003BPerform sheet and plate assembly   (40 nominal hours)
 MEM05004CPerform routine oxy acetylene welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM05013CPerform manual production welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM14004APlan to undertake a routine task   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM15024AApply quality procedures   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM16007AWork with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM13014AApply principles of Occupational Health and Safety in the work environment   (10 nominal hours)
 MEM05005BCarry out mechanical cutting   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM12023APerform engineering measurements   (30 nominal hours)
 MEM18001CUse hand tools   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM18002BUse power tools/ hand held operations   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM05012CPerform routine manual metal arc welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM05050BPerform routine gas metal arc welding   (20 nominal hours)
 MEM07032BUse workshop machines for basic operations   (20 nominal hours)

The final range of competencies to be delivered may be subject to change in accordance with RTO requirements.
Student Cost$160.00
This consists of $100 (GST free) Regional VET fee, $45 (GST included) for a work shirt and $15 (GST included) for welding gloves, payable to your Home School.
Home School Cost$240.00
This consists of $80 (GST free) for White Card training, $45 (GST included) for a work shirt and $15 (GST included) for welding gloves, payable to your Home School.
Cost NotesThis course will be run under the Training Guarantee for SACE students (TGSS) (eligibility criteria applies). For eligible students, a TGSS Form A will need to be completed by the student and submitted to the RTO. For students ineligible for TGSS, the Fee For Service cost of this course will be $15.00 per nominal hour (GST free).
Number Of StudentsMinimum    10
Maximum   18
Selection ProcessAn information session must be attended.
Orientation DetailsEnrolment through interview. Ring Tina Kritikos to arrange this on 8159 3100.
Public TransportBuses 287 and 288 from the city.
Contact PersonMs Tina Kritikos, Phone 81593100, Email tina.kritikos@thebartonsc.sa.edu.au
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