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Certificate IV in Resource Processing

National ID: RII40515 | State ID: AZF0

This qualification reflects the role of employees such as a supervisor or team leader working in a metal or coal processing facility. They perform tasks involving a broad range of varied activities most of which are complex and non-routine. They are responsible for the quantity and quality of the output of others, contribute to the development of technical solutions to non-routine problems and apply safety management plans to the workplace.

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Available all year round, 2019

Kalgoorlie Campus - Self Paced Onsite

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Metal fabricators (boilermakers) and welders build, maintain and repair metal products and structures. Learn the skills and knowledge required to manufacture, assemble and maintain mining structures, heavy transport and earth moving equipment, bridge building, engineering components, building structures, refineries, oil-rigs, storage vessels, shipbuilding and agricultural equipment. Duties may include fitting, assembling and joining aluminium, steel and other metals.

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MEM20105 W233 Engineering Certificate II Northam Campus
TAFE18, U000000, Engineering and Mining, U000002, Fabrication, Welding, Machining, Fabrications, Pre-Apprenticeship

Lay the foundation for a career in Engineering.

A Certificate II in Engineering will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of metals and engineering industry areas.

You will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and maths. You will practice the skills you have learned in a workshop environment. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required of workers employed as Engineering/Manufacturing Employees - Level III as defined in the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award or in related industries where Engineering/ Manufacturing Employees work.

The qualification has been specifically developed to reflect the minimum training requirement specified in the Award for employment in the above occupation. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal traineeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.

This course is an excellent opportunity to experience an insight into a future qualification as a Plant Mechanic. Units completed may assist you in gaining employment as an apprentice.

You will gain skills in:

  • Using tools
  • Measuring and calculating
  • Technical drawing and drafting
  • Load shifting
  • Thermal cutting
  • Using forging and casting equipment and
  • Welding.

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Gain practical skills and knowledge to participate in planning and managing plant shutdowns and taking a leading role in the establishment of systems intended to prevent or enable responses to incidents or emergencies. Learn about safety case preparation, incident response management, plant documentation and environmental impacts of the process.

Mining is one of Western Australia’s biggest industries and offers a wide variety of career opportunities. Study pathways in mining can lead you into a career working as an operator or manager on sites such as quarries, underground or open cut metalliferous mines in a range of specialised fields.

Comprises trade training as machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plating and plant mechanic where you’ll learn practical skills to make and repair machines, parts and tools.

Machinists are responsible for the maintenance, repair and manufacture of metal products and machinery. Machinists use a variety of equipment to create new and replacement parts. Study pathways encompass a variety of streams and specialities, including fitting and machining, fluid power and computer numerical control (CNC).

Prepares you for work in mechanical engineering research, design, manufacture operations, and maintenance. These qualifications encompass areas such as fluid power, PLC programming, tuning of multi-loop cascade controls, CAD/CAM, and hydraulic and pneumatic processes.