Machining for Enthusiasts, Hobbyists and Beginners

This course will provide participants with practical skills in basic machining on lathes, milling machines and ancillary machines such as pedestal drills and grinders. Participants are welcolme to bring in a proposal for their own projects and discuss their suitability with the lecturer. Exmaples of suitable projects might include metal craft work, hobby train or aeroplane projects. Project exceptions will include vehicle components and weapons. You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times in the practical workshop which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, coverall style overalls.
Location
Ballarat - SMB
ATAR
Length
35 x 4 Hour sessions over a 12 Months
Commences
Dates to be confirmed
If you have always wanted to learn the skills to be able to make your own customised precision metal parts using equipment such as lathes and milling machines for work or play, after hours course will hit the mark! This course will provide participants with practical skills in basic machining on lathes, milling machines and ancillary machines such as pedestal drills and grinders. Participants are welcome to bring in a proposal for their own projects and discuss their suitability with the lecturer. Examples of suitable projects might include metal craft work, hobby train or aeroplane projects. Project exceptions will include vehicle components and weapons. You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times in the pratical workshop which include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, coverall style overalls.
The construction, engineering and fabrication industries are some of the largest industries for employment within Australia. The experience you gain from this short course can help you get your foot in the door. When you graduate, you'll have the knowledge and experience to gain an apprenticeship or traineeship in your specific area of interest, for example in: engineering mechanical manufacturing welding/sheet metal. You'll also be prepared for production training programs or entry-level employment in engineering. Example job titles include: metal engineering process worker engineering production process worker machinist welder sheet metal tradesperson storeperson boilermaker engineering assistant.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our TAFE application page for further information.

For information in relation to the University and students rights and responsibilities please refer to the VET Information Guide.

Applicants need to demonstrate the literacy and numeracy skills required to undertake this course through a test as part of the application process. The test will be conducted through Federation College prior to commencement of training. Feedback will be provided to the applicant on their results and types of support, if necessary, available to them.

The application method varies depending on your circumstances, please visit our How to apply page for further information.

VTAC application: No

Direct application: No

Federation University code: 22470VIC

National course code: 22470VIC

Entry requirements (year 12)

Pre-training review, obtaining a USI (Unique Student Identifyer) and a Language Literacy and Numeracy task are entry requirements of all VET courses.

Fees are subject to change annually.

Fees are subject to change annually. As an estimate, for candidates eligible for FREE TAFE, the only costs would be a $200 Material fee and the market price of a Text book.

If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact FedUni on 1800 333 864.

A range of student services are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please contact us on 1800 333 864.

The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this program overview including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of being published, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Please note: This training is delivered with Victorian and Commonwealth Government funding to eligible individuals.
National RTO Code: 4909.

 

 

School department

FedUni TAFE

Course coordinator

Stuart Birkin