Machining for existing Metal Workers

This course will provide participants with practical skills in general machining on lathes, milling machines to supplement their existing Metal Worker or other trade skills. Participants will be trained in general machining and the use of commercial lathes and milling machines prior to putting their skills to use in the manufacture of their choice of project. Smaller custom projects will be considered by negotiation following course enrolment and conditional on obtaining sufficient foundation skills with machine use. You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times in the practical workshop which include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, coverall style overalls.
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Length
35 x 4 Hour Sessions over 12 Months
Non-award
If you have always wanted to learn the machining skills to be able to operate lathes and milling machines in your workplace with independence and confidence, but just NEVER get the time or mentoring during your work day, here's your chance! This course will provide participants with practical skills in general machining on lathes, milling machines to supplement their existing Metal Worker or other trade skills. Participants will be trained in general machining and the use of commercial lathes and milling machines prior to putting their skills to use in the manufacture of their choice of project. Smaller custom projects will be considered by negotiation following course enrolment and conditional on obtaining sufficient foundation skills with machine use. You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times in the practical workshop which include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, coverall style overalls.
The experience you gain from this short course can help you to diversify your current trade skills across a broader range of manufacturing industry tasks. Through broadening of your existing skill set at a Cert IV level, you will have an employability advantage as well as being well on your way to gaining positions of further responsibility in manufacturing industries.

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.

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: Yes

Federation University code: MEM40105

National course code: MEM40105

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 Federation University 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