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Skills Assessment and Gap Training Program

Gain the skills and knowledge to repair and service heavy mobile plant equipment used widely in the mining, construction, earthmoving and agricultural industries. Learn how to repair and replace electrical and electronic circuit systems, diagnose and repair engines and engine components such as tracked type drive and support systems, repair mobile plant braking systems, fluid power and steering systems, drive assembles and transmissions.

Funded by the Department of Education and Training (DET), the program uses Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) to assess and recognise existing skills and identifies the gap training required to complete the qualification. Course details

LOCATION/S

Acacia Ridge, Bracken Ridge, Eagle Farm

Key dates and info

DURATION

Course details

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How to enrol

Key dates

LOCATION START DATE DELIVERY
Acacia Ridge Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Bracken Ridge Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Eagle Farm Recognition of prior learning (RPL)

Entry requirements

Students must be employed as an apprentice and have a signed Registered Training Contract, stating TAFE Queensland SkillsTech is the Supervising Registered Training Organisation (SRTO).

The Queensland Government's Apprenticeships Info website provides information about apprenticeships and traineeships (including school-based) in Queensland.

For further information about probationary periods for this trade qualification, visit Queensland Training Information Service.

Participants must meet the following criteria:

  • 21 years or over
  • Australian or New Zealand citizen/permanent Australian resident/refugee, humanitarian or temporary visa holders
  • Permanently reside or be living in Queensland.

Location/s

Acacia Ridge
247 Bradman St
Acacia Ridge QLD 4110

Bracken Ridge
157 Norris Road
Bracken Ridge QLD 4017

Eagle Farm
776 Kingsford Smith Drive
Eagle Farm QLD 4009

Resources required

Materials list:

  • calculator
  • blue pen
  • pencil HB and 2H
  • eraser
  • notebook
  • sharpener
  • yellow highlighter
  • USB stick (recommended).

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

Personal protective equipment:

  • safety glasses - students must wear these at all times in the workshop, or any eye hazard area as specified by the teacher
  • protective footwear - covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip shoes to AS2210
  • hand protection – long leather gloves to AS2161
  • hair protection - long hair (i.e. hair below collar length) must be restrained (hat, headband, or hair tie)
  • industrial type clothing (100% cotton drill).

Timetable

Relevant documents:

Important Information

The Trades Skills Assessment and Gap Training Program (the Program) is an opportunity for experienced individuals to get a formal trade qualification. It does this by:

  • assessing the skills of experienced individuals who can demonstrate substantial competency in a priority trade qualification

  • providing gap training of no more than one-third of the competencies to complete the trade qualification

Benefits to workers:

  • gap training options available

  • no cost involved for recognition of existing skills

  • Participants who complete the program will receive a nationally recognised qualification. 

Benefits to employers:

  • increase supervision ratio for meeting apprenticeship requirements

  • increases worker knowledge, capability and productivity.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan.

Foundation
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices Mandatory
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment Mandatory
MEM15002A Apply quality systems Mandatory
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures Mandatory
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information Mandatory
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology Mandatory
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task Mandatory
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment Mandatory
Stage 1A
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing Elective
MEM18001C Use hand tools Elective
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations Elective
MEM12024A Perform computations Mandatory
MEM12002B Perform electrical/electronic measurement Elective
Stage 1B
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements Mandatory
MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training Mandatory
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity Mandatory
MEM18055B Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components Elective
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting Elective
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding Elective
Stage 2A
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM18030B Diagnose and rectify low voltage electrical systems Elective
MEM18052B Maintain fluid power systems for mobile plant Elective
MEM18044C Diagnose and rectify drive line and final drives Elective
Stage 2B
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM18024B Maintain engine cooling systems Elective
MEM18033B Perform engine bottom-end overhaul Elective
MEM18032B Maintain induction/exhaust systems Elective
MEM18035B Diagnose and rectify braking systems Elective
Stage 3A
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM18043C Diagnose and rectify automatic transmissions Elective
MEM18041B Maintain steering systems Elective
Stage 3B
UNIT CODE DESCRIPTION TYPE
MEM18026C Test compression ignition fuel systems Elective
MEM18029B Tune diesel engines Elective
MEM18047B Diagnose and maintain electronic controlling systems on mobile plant Elective

Disclaimer

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.

Department of Education and Training, provides free RPL assessment to eligible participants. 

Gap Training is a cost of $1.60 per nominal hour for each unit.

 Department of Education and Training funding is available until 31 May 2018.

Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.

Outcome

On successful completion of this course you receive a MEM30205 - Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade (Diesel Fitting stream) qualification.


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!

Disclaimer

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 6 November 2017

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