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Unlock your career in locksmithing!

This introduction to locksmithing gives you skills to produce keys, install locks, assemble and test lock mechanisms. Completing this pre-apprenticeship can increase your chances of gaining an apprenticeship as a locksmith. Course details

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Eagle Farm

Key dates and info


Full time: 16 weeks

Course details


  • Full Fee $3,206

Cost details

1800 654 447

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How to enrol

Key dates

Eagle Farm 16 Jul 2018 Full time Classroom

Entry requirements

Students must have a clear Criminal History, and a sound achievement in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent is recommended.


Eagle Farm
776 Kingsford Smith Drive
Eagle Farm QLD 4009

Resources required

Personal protective equipment:

  • industrial footwear to AS2210 – safety boots (steel capped)
  • clear safety glasses (practical)
  • long sleeve work shirts and long pants (100% cotton drill work wear)

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry in to practical classes.

Materials list:

  • calculator
  • notebook
  • pen (blue/black and red).


Monday to Wednesday from 8.00 am - 4.45 pm at TAFE, plus one day a week of work placement.

Important Information

Further Study
Completion of this pre-apprenticeship provides opportunities and employability skills to advance into apprenticeship training.


The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all mandatory and nine elective units from the list below.

Electives may differ between TAFE Queensland locations and regions.

MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment Mandatory
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task Mandatory
MEM15002A Apply quality systems Mandatory
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures Mandatory
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment Mandatory
MEM12001B Use comparison and basic measuring devices Elective
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements Elective
MEM12024A Perform computations Elective
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity Elective
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information Elective
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology Elective
MEM18001C Use hand tools Elective
MEM20001A Produce keys Elective
MEM20002A Assemble and test lock mechanisms Elective


Please note prerequisites / corequisites exist for this unit. For more information contact the Client Service Centre on 1800 654 447. For a full description of this course visit the Training Website.

What are my payment options?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, call us on 1800 654 447. We're here to help.



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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course for students who do not qualify for a subsidy, or the course does not receive any subsidy.

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Payment Plan

If you have difficulty paying the full cost of a course up front you might be eligible for a payment plan. This will allow you to pay for your course in instalments, rather than one upfront payment at the time of enrolment.


The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.

Certificate 3 Guarantee

You can receive a subsidy towards one certificate III qualification from a list of eligible courses.

The amount provided depends on the demand for skilled workers in your chosen industry.

You're eligible for the Certificate 3 Guarantee if you:

  • are 15 years or older and no longer in school
  • live in Queensland full time or intend to live in Queensland for the next 6 months
  • are an Australian or New Zealand citizen, permanent resident, or temporary resident with the necessary visa or work permits
  • don't currently hold (or are enrolled in) a certificate 3 or higher level qualification.

Give us a call to find out more.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you meet the eligibility requirements under the subsided costing and:

  • hold or are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card
  • are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander
  • have a disability.

You will need to provide evidence at the time of enrolment.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


On successful completion of this course you receive a MEM20105 - Certificate II in Engineering qualification.

Job prospects

  • Apprenticeship - Engineering Trade

Enrol now

Enrol now, if you:

  • meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked the important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked the course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the Student Rules and Withdrawals and Refund Policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland

To assist students with their career and educational goals, TAFE Queensland SkillsTech offers a range of support services, including Literacy, Numeracy, Tutorials & in-class support. If you would like further information or to make an appointment please phone 1800 782 000.

All done? Call 1800 654 447 to enrol today!


Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 26 February 2018

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