Course Title: Apply metallurgy principles

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3190 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Course Title: Apply metallurgy principles

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

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Course Description

This unit covers applying basic metallurgy principles related to non-destructive testing techniques (NDT).

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM24012B Apply metallurgy principles


1. Interpret and apply the principles of solidification and crystal structures in metals

2. Interpret equilibrium diagrams for metals

3. Interpret and apply the principles of fusion welding of steel

4. Interpret and apply the principles of the formation of castings

5. Interpret and apply the principles of steel forging

6. Interpret and apply the principles of mechanical testing

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.