Certificate III in

Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitting)

Apprenticeship Pathway

4 Years

Delivery Mode:


Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitting)

This course will enable you to qualify as a mechanical engineering tradesperson working across a variety of disciplines in the engineering or mining sector.

Employment outcomes

  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Fitter & Turner

Interested in studying with ASG?

Core Units

MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing

MEM11011 Undertake manual handling

MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements 

MEM12024 Perform Computations

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM14006 Plan work activities

MEM16006 Organise and Communicate information

MEM16008 Interact with Computing technology

MEME17003 Assist in the provision of on the job training

MEM18001 Use hand tools

MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units

MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting

MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM07005 Perform general machining

MEM10006 Install machine/plant

MEM12006 Mark off/out (general engineering)

MEM18003 Use tools for precision work

MEM18004 Maintain and overhaul mechanical equipment

MEM18005 Perform fault diagnosis, installation and removal of bearings

MEM18006 Perform precision fitting of engineering components

MEM18007 Maintain and repair mechanical drives and mechanical transmission assemblies

MEM18009 Perform precision levelling and alignment of machines and engineering components

MEM18011 Shut down and isolate machines/equipment

MEM18012 Perform installation and removal of mechanical seals

MEM18018 Maintain pneumatic system components

MEM18020 Maintain hydraulic components

MEM18055 Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

Tuition Fees:

This course is funded through the Queensland Government’s User Choice program. A student co-contribution fee may be required. Please refer to student handbook.


Up to 4 years delivered across 6 stages.

Delivery Location:

The course will be delivered in the workplace by ASG trainers.

ASG Entry Requirements:

Minimum age of 15 years

We require that you complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy assessment in order that we can support you, where required, in achieving a successful course outcome.


Determined by workplace requirements.


Assessment will take place at the end of each unit using the following assessment Methods:

  • Knowledge Test
  • Practical demonstration
  • Third Party Report


On successful course completion Australian Skills Group will award the MEM30219 Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade (Fitting), or a Statement of Attainment for units achieved in partial completion.