C3190 - Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

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Plan: C3190A - Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)
Campus: City Campus

Overview

Program details
Purpose of the Program
Articulation and pathways
Entrance requirements
External accreditation and industry links
Student expenses and charges in addition to fees
Library, IT and specialist resources

Program details

Award title: Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning)
Qualification national code: MEM30205
Nominal hours: 690
Career: TAFE
Duration: 3 years part time
Location: City Campus and work place
Owning school: Vocational Engineering, Health and Sciences (174T)
Owning school URL: www.rmit.edu.au/about/our-education/academic-schools/vocational-engineering-health-and-sciences/
CRICOS code:

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Purpose of the Program

The Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (Refrigeration and Air Conditioning) specifies the competencies required for employment as a refrigeration tradeperson –  including the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of all refrigeration and air conditioning equipment.
Employment outcomes related to this qualification are found in a wide variety of industries related to refrigeration and air conditioning.

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Articulation and pathways

You may be eligible for credit into other RMIT University programs for successfully completing this program upon application to other RMIT University programs. Please check with admissions officer of your program of choice.

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Entrance requirements

Your first step is to get a job within the Refrigeration and Airconditioning industry. From there you can commence an apprenticeship.  Once you are employed and registered as an apprentice, you can enter a training agreement with your employer.

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External accreditation and industry links

The certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade is the academic requirement for the trade of Refrigeration Mechanic.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade on successful completion will allow the graduate to apply for a Refrigerants handling licence.

 

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Student expenses and charges in addition to fees

Once you are enrolled as a student in this program you will need to allow for expenses other than university tuition fees.  Additional expenses may relate to the purchase of lecture notes, textbooks, stationery, consumables such as printer paper, fees levied by commercial internet service providers for internet access outside of the university campus, and other relevant costs.

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Library, IT and specialist resources

Library resources and services

As a student enrolled in a program at RMIT University you can access the extensive services, facilities and study space provided by the Library. You can access books, journals and other course related materials, such as DVDs, past exams, newspapers and e-books. Through our document delivery service you can also request items from any library in the world.

Computers for study are available at every Library site, where you can access the Internet, myRMIT (www.rmit.edu.au/myrmit) or Library e-resources. If you have a laptop you can access the RMIT University wireless network in the Library.

Library staff can show you how to find information for your assignments or you can work through web-based tutorials or use our online Ask a Librarian service.

The Library is continually expanding our electronic collections to make it easier for you to get the information you need when you need it. All RMIT University students have unlimited access to quality electronic resources such as, e-books, e-journals and newspapers.

You can find more information on Library resources and services at: http://www.rmit.edu.au/library.

 


Online learning tools and content

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We also offer a friendly and supportive environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

You can find more information at: www.rmit.edu.au/students.

 

 

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