Certificate III in


Fixed and
Mobile Plant Mechanic

Apprenticeship Pathway

4 Years

Delivery Mode:


Certificate III in Engineering

Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic

This course will qualify you to become a Mobile Fixed Plant mechanic working trucks and agricultural machinery.

Employment outcomes
  • Fixed Mobile Plant Mechanic
  • Mechanical Fitter

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

MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training

MEM18001 Use hand tools

MEM18002 Use power tools/handheld operations

MEM18055 Dismantle, replace, and assemble engineering components

MEM27006 Diagnose and rectify batteries, low voltage sensors and circuits

MEM27016 Diagnose and maintain electronic controlling systems on mobile and stationary plant

MEM27017 Maintain, fault find and rectify hydraulic systems for mobile plant

MEM27019 Diagnose, repair, and replace diesel engines in stationary and mobile plant

MEM27020 Apply knowledge of large combustion engine operations to service and maintenance tasks

MEM27023 Diagnose and rectify fieldbus circuits in mobile and stationary plant and equipment

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainability work practices

Elective Units

MEM13001 Perform emergency first aid

MEM27001 Maintain and repair stationary and mobile plant engine cooling systems

MEM27002 Test and repair compression ignition systems

MEM27007 Diagnose and rectify low voltage starting systems

MEM27008 Maintain induction, exhaust and emission control systems

MEM27009 Diagnose and rectify braking systems

MEM27010 Diagnose and rectify low voltage charging systems

MEM27012 Maintain mobile plant suspension systems

MEM27013 Maintain steering system

MEM27015 Diagnose and rectify drive line and final drives


Up to 4 years delivered over 4 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.

Tuition Fees:

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


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 MEM31419 Certificate III in Engineering Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic , or a Statement of Attainment for units achieved in partial completion.