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MEM30719 Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction​

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 apprenticeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.

Australian Institute of Engineering is a Registered Training Organisation delivering Nationally Recognised Training. We have a commitment to helping people achieve their learning goals, in a fun and supportive learning environment.

This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required of a marine craft construction tradesperson within the marine craft construction industry. The qualification has been specifically developed for apprentices in the above trade.

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to work as an Engineering Tradesperson in Marine Craft Construction within metal, engineering, manufacturing , marine and associated industries or other related industries. The qualification has been specifically developed for apprentices in the marine trade. 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 apprenticeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.

This apprenticeship qualification is designed for someone interested in completing an apprenticeship in the marine craft construction/repair industry.

Competencies can be selected for the manufacturing and repair of boats in fibre-reinforced plastics, timber, and metal, or marina/boat yard operations.

Pathways from the qualification

MEM40119 Certificate IV in Engineering

MEM50119 Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade

To undertake this program, students must be undertaking an apprenticeship.

  • A Nationally Recognised qualification upon successful completion of the course
  • Fun and flexible delivery of training and assessment by experienced industry trainers and assessors
  • The opportunity to choose a career path through recognised qualifications
  • Learning of new skills
  • Develop your existing skills further, or have your existing skills recognised with a nationally recognised qualification
  • Meet new people and gain confidence in your employment skills

The skills associated with this qualification are intended to apply to a wide range of marine craft construction work, including undertaking manufacturing and repairs of boats in fibre-reinforced plastics, timber and metal and marine/boat yard operations, fitting out of internal and external components of vessels and installation of engineering drive systems.

An Australian or New Zealand citizen or Australian permanent resident (including humanitarian entrants), or a temporary resident with the necessary visa and work permits.

Students must be employed in a role that enables them access to appropriate workplace tasks.

AIE will confirm the suitability of the learner's employment prior to commencement.

All students must undertake a LL&N assessment as part of the enrollment process. Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed relevant qualifications.

The assessments include theory and practical tasks and will be clearly documented in the assessment documents. Assessments will include tasks such as written questions, practical demonstrations and workplace evidence reports.

This program is to be delivered through facilitated online training sessions occurring fortnightly (2 hours) and practical skills training will occur through a minimum of 3-4 face to face visits at the student's workplace.

For practical components/ skills, the Trainer will coordinate with the employer to ensure access to suitable environments for practical training to occur.

Learners will also be supplied with Learner Guides for each unit delivered and will work through the learning activities during self-study time. Learning activities will give learners the opportunity to practice and prepare for assessments.

Learners will have the opportunity to apply and test their new knowledge and skills through their employment and on-the-job training within their business.

The skills associated with this qualification in MEM30719 – Certificate III in Marine Craft Construction are intended to apply to a wide range of marine craft construction work, including undertaking manufacturing and repairs of boats in fibre-reinforced materials, timber and metal and marine/boat yard operations, fitting out of internal and external components of vessels and installation of engineering drive systems.

Students need to complete Thirty Five (30) units of competency, consisting of:

  • 12 Core units
  • 18 Elective units

Core Units

Unit codeUnit title
MEM09002Interpret technical drawing
MEM11011Undertake manual handling
MEM12023Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024Perform computations
MEM13015Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MEM14006Plan work activities
MEM16006Organise and communicate information
MEM16008Interact with computing technology
MEM17003Assist in the provision of on-the-job training
MEM18001Use hand tools
MEM18002Use power tools/hand held operations
MSMENV272Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

 

Elective Units*

*Electives may be able to be adjusted to suit individual business requirements

MEM04018Perform general woodworking machine operations
MEM08011Prepare surfaces using solvents and/or mechanical means
MEM08014Apply protective coatings (basic)
MEM09021Interpret and produce drawings of curved 3-D shapes
MEM12007Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes
MEM13003Work safely with industrial chemicals and materials
MEM25001Apply fibre-reinforced materials
MEM25002Form and integrate fibre-reinforced structures
MEM25003Set up marine vessel structures
MEM25004Fair and shape surfaces
MEM25005Construct and assemble marine vessel timber components
MEM25006Undertake marine sheathing operations
MEM25007Maintain marine vessel surfaces
MEM25008Repair marine vessel surfaces and structures
MEM25009Form timber shapes using hot processes
MEM25010Perform fitout procedures
MEM25012Install and test operations of marine auxiliary systems
MEM25015Assemble and install equipment and accessories/ancillaries 

Please note:

*The above units have listed pre-requisite units that are listed within the Training Package and the AIE Engineering Qualifications Overview. All elective units are included and accounted for within the unit selection and order of delivery.

This course has been designed to be delivered over 4 years in
apprenticeship contract. This course also looks at the competence of the apprentice during the training.

Course Fees: (Payable by employer &/or apprentice)

Cost for eligible students - South Australia Students:

Tuition Fee: $2976.00

Materials Fee: $480.00

Total Payable Fees: $3456.00

 

Cost for Ineligible students:

Tuition Fee: $14,400.00

Materials Fee: $480.00

Total Payable Fees: $14,880

*Fees will be split over 3 years and invoiced each calendar year.

*Fees are calculated with the minimum SCH of 960 and may change depending on units selected.

(Government incentives payments and wage Subsidies may be available for eligible apprentices.)

Our expert team will carefully assess your experience including past qualifications, relevant skills, and industry knowledge. Information about your knowledge and experience will be aligned to the relevant components of the qualification. You will receive recognition for the units or modules in which you have demonstrated either competency or similarity of learning outcomes, and you will only need to complete any remaining units to receive the qualification.

To apply for RPL simply submit an enquiry so we can provide you with the appropriate application form. Along with this form you will also need to supply any relevant documentation that supports your application including existing qualifications and evidence of your previous roles.

The cost for RPL in a VET course will vary depending on the number of units of competency you successfully gain recognition for, the fee structure of the course and any assessment or training required. You will be provided with an approximate cost for your unique situation when you apply.

Australian Institute Of Engineering as a Registered Training Organisation recognises the Australian Qualifications Framework qualifications and Statement of Attainments issued by any other Australian Registered Training Organisation.

Students are encouraged to submit any requests for credit from previous studies at the time of enrolment, to ensure they are not enrolling in units they may not need to undertake.

In order to apply for exemption/credit transfer from units completed at another training organisation, you will need to complete an Application for credit transfer Form available from AIE campus, or team, or a copy of the form can be obtained from AIE Website.

Your completed Application for credit transfer form together with attached documentary evidence (certified copy of Qualification/Statement of Attainment) to support your request for exemption/credit transfer should be submitted directly to AIE either in person or by email. Requests without documentary evidence will not be processed and will be returned to students. There are no fees attached to Credit Transfers.

AIE encourages all, students to look at apprenticeship as a career option. Further information can be obtained by talking to our friendly staff.

Our expert team will assist you with the steps to enrol to undertake training in this qualification.

To apply and enrol in this course with Australian Institute of Engineering, please contact Brett Ambrosio.

Email : bambrosio@auie.edu.au

Contact our friendly team at Australian Institute of Engineering at:

Australian Institute of Engineering

 

Head Office (Melbourne Campus)

60 Belfast Street,

BROADMEADOWS, VIC 3047

Telephone: +61 3 9302 1296

Email: info@auie.edu.au

"This training is delivered with Victoria and South Australia government funding".

"This training is subsidised by the NSW Government".

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