If you’re employed as an apprentice in the fitting and machining industry, this course will give you practical and relevant skills for the job.You will develop skills in mechanical cutting, routine welding, and performing milling and grinding operations. Find out how to set and edit computer controlled machines and processes, perform computations and interpret technical drawings.Learn how to maintain pneumatic and hydraulic system components, as well as dismantle and assemble engineering components.
This course may provide you with employment opportunities as a fitter and turner, maintenance fitter, hydraulics fitter or a toolmaker in the metals industry.
The training program is flexibly structured to allow you to expand your knowledge base into other areas of specialisation.
You must have:
Direct entry - Rolling enrolments
Advanced Standing is approved recognition of prior learning that is displayed as an Exemption (EX) on the student’s academic record. Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) or Recognition of Current Competencies (RCC) takes into account the knowledge and skills you’ve already gained through your previous education and work. This may be through formal or informal training, paid or unpaid work experience, and can earn you credit if relevant to your chosen course.
This unit covers setting up and using single and multi-headed automated thermal cutting machines.
This unit covers estimating approximate answers to arithmetical problems, carrying out basic calculations involving percentages and proportions, and determining simple ratios and averages. The unit includes producing and interpreting simple charts and graphs.
This unit covers following occupational health and safety procedures in an engineering or similar work environment.
This unit covers applying established quality procedures to an employee's own work within a manufacturing, engineering or related environment.
This unit covers checking pneumatic system components,and identifying and repairing or replacing faulty components.
This unit covers checking hydraulic system components,and identifying and repairing or replacing faulty components.
This unit covers dismantling and identifying faulty components, selecting replacements, and assembling engineering components into assemblies or sub-assemblies in accordance with standard operating procedures.
This unit covers applying principles of Occupational Health and Safety (OHS) in the workplace and undertaking a safety risk assessment for the employee’s area of responsibility.
This unit covers a person planning their own work where tasks involve one or more steps or functions and are carried out routinely on a regular basis. It includes the concepts of following routine instructions, specifications and requirements.
This unit covers planning activities which, whilst following established procedures, may require a response and modification of procedures or choice of different procedures to deal with unforeseen developments.
This unit covers working within a quality improvement system, either individually or in a team situation.
This unit covers accessing, organising and communicating information related to processes or tasks.
This unit covers operating in an interactive work environment. It covers contribution to a group effort in order to plan and carry out work. This includes identification of work roles, communication and cooperation with others.
This unit covers accessing, inputting and storing information used in manufacturing, engineering or related environments, using computing technology.
This unit covers assisting in the provision of on the job training to others while undertaking normal duties.
This unit covers using a range of hand tools for a variety of general applications appropriate for jewellery construction.
This unit covers using a range of hand held power tools and fixed power tools for hand held operations for a variety of general applications appropriate for jewellery construction.
This unit covers using tools to manually produce work to precise dimensions and or finishes.
This unit covers preparing the materials and carrying out routine manual metal arc welding (MMAW).
This unit covers preparing materials and routine gas metal arc welding (GMAW).
This unit covers setting up and operating a range of mechanical cutting and holing equipment.
This unit covers performing straightforward heating/quenching, tempering and annealing of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
This unit covers performing complex milling operations, including gear cutting and helical milling of a range of materials.
This unit covers mounting work holding fixtures/devices/tools, conducting pre-start checks, setting numerical and computer controlled machines, instructing the operator and replacing worn or damaged tooling.
This unit covers setting work holding fixtures/devices/tools, setting tooling offsets, trialling the program, instructing the operator and replacing worn or damaged tooling.
This unit covers setting up work, selecting and preparing tooling and performing complex turning operations.
This unit covers determining the job requirements and sequence of operations, selecting and mounting tools, performing the machining, measuring the components, and adjusting and maintaining a range of standard machine tools.
This unit covers performing machining operations on a lathe to required tolerances and specifications using all types of accessories.
This unit covers performing milling operations on a range of milling machines.
This unit covers determining the job requirements, observing safety precautions, selecting appropriate wheels and accessories, performing the grinding operations and checking the components for conformance to specifications.
This unit covers interpreting technical drawing applying to any of the full range of engineering disciplines.