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CERTIFICATE II ENGINEERING PATHWAYS
COURSE LENGTH Full Year SACE CREDITS 60 MAX Stage 1 QUALIFICATION MEM20413 Certificate II in Engineering Pathways COURSE STRUCTURE One full day per week (day to be negotiated) COURSE OUTLINE This qualification is intended for people interested in exposure to an engineering or related working environment, with a view to entering into employment in that area. This qualification will equip graduates with knowledge and skills which will enhance their prospects of employment in an engineering or related working environment.
COURSE STRUCTURE This VET course will run one day per week and students will also have course homework. Students will be absent during subject lessons and will need to make a commitment to catching up on schoolwork missed. The course will commence Week 2, Term 1, 2022. UNIFORM Safety glasses, safety boots (steel toed), cotton press long sleeved shirt and cotton press navy work pants (long) must be worn at all times in the workshop area. Students may provide their own boots and pants. The shirt will need to be purchased from the Unity College Uniform Shop and costs $46. A Trade Skills Centre jumper will also be available as a special order from the uniform shop. We recommend that students supply their own welding helmet (shared helmets are provided but must be cleaned after each use). WORKPLACE LEARNING Students need to complete 70 hours of Workplace Learning during their course in 2022. Students can complete these hours during school holidays.
There are 12 competencies covering a range of engineering subjects including fabrication, machining, welding, using tools and equipment, assembling engineering mechanisms and career development. The course finishes with students undertaking a group engineering project.
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
Develop a career plan for the engineering and manufacturing industry
Undertake a basic engineering project
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Use hand tools
Use power tools/hand held operations
Use engineering workshop machines
Use electric welding machines
Use oxy-acetylene and soldering equipment
Use fabrication equipment
Pull apart and reassemble engineering mechanisms
Work in a team
PATHWAYS + Engineering Extension + Certificate III Engineering (needs to be completed under an Apprenticeship), other trade related careers NOTE Fees and units may be subject to change and this will be notified. This course will only run on site at Unity College when numbers meet minimum requirements.
LECTURER TAFE SA
COURSE CONTACTS Jaylene Phillips
COST More information will be provided at course counselling on the VET Readiness Orientation (VETRO) subsidy and to check eligibility. If students meet the eligibility requirements of VETRO, the course cost is $252. For students that are ineligible for VETRO, the course cost is $2370. A $100 Unity College TSC administration fee will be invoiced to all students in Term 1, 2022 and resources cost on $25 (includes MIG Welding gloves and safety glasses).
YEAR LEVEL 11
ENGINEERING EXTENSION YEAR LEVEL 12 COURSE CONTACTS Jaylene Phillips
SACE CREDITS Speak to your VET Coordinator about SACE Stage 2 credits
Use hand tools (completed in 2021)
COURSE STRUCTURE One full day per week (day to be negotiated)
Use power tools/hand held operations (completed in 2021)
Perform sheet and plate assembly
Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
Perform engineering measurements
COURSE OUTLINE This course is intended for students who have completed Certificate II Engineering Pathways and would like to continue on with additional Engineering units. The units completed will equip students with knowledge and skills which will enhance their prospects of employment in an engineering or related working environment SELECTION CRITERIA Student must have completed Certificate II Engineering Pathways. students meeting selection criteria will need to complete a Unity College Trade Skills Centre Enrolment Form. Please note that this course is dependent on students numbers and may be combined with the 2022 Certificate II Engineering Pathways Course.
COST The course cost is $1350. An additional $50 Unity College TSC administration fee will be invoiced to all students in Term 1, 2022.
COURSE LENGTH Semester 1, 2022
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices (completed in 2021)
LECTURER TAFE SA
COMPETENCIES (UNITS FROM CERTIFICATE II ENGINEERING)
UNIFORM Safety glasses, safety boots (steel toed), cotton press long sleeved shirt and cotton press navy work pants (long) must be worn at all times in the workshop area. Students may provide their own boots and pants. The shirt will need to be purchased from the Unity College Uniform Shop and costs $46. A Trade Skills Centre jumper will also be available as a special order from the uniform shop. PATHWAYS Certificate III Engineering (needs to be completed under an Apprenticeship), Fabrication, Boilermaker, Sheet Metal Worker, Mining Industries and other trade related careers.
CERTIFICATE III RURAL OPERATIONS
LECTURER Regional Skills Training Pty Ltd COURSE LENGTH 18 months - 2 years DELIVERY SITE Unity College and various locations in the community SACE CREDITS 140 Max Stage 2 QUALIFICATION AHC32816 Certificate III in Rural Operations COMMENCEMENT DATE February 2022 COURSE STRUCTURE One workshop per month from Feb-Oct (each being of 1 or 2 days) plus one 4 day workshop. Where possible, most workshops run from 8.45am – 4:30pm. RTO Regional Skills Training Pty Lty RTO ID 140107 COURSE OUTLINE This course is designed for students who wish to work within the agriculture industry on farms, with crops and/ or stock, performing general farm maintenance tasks. Practical workshops and theory training sessions will include: 1. Work, Health and Safety 2. Environmentally sustainable work practices 3. Chemical accreditation
Students will have to undertake the VETRO process and will be interviewed by the course trainer. COURSE STRUCTURE This is a VET course and students will complete one workshop per month from February to October (each being of 1 or 2 days) plus one 4 day workshop. Students will be absent during subject lessons and will need to make a commitment to catching up on work missed. Most of the training to complete this course will be covered in the workshops. Additionally, there is a requirement for the students to complete records of the training they receive as part of their work placement. These Skills Development Records will be selected on an individual basis to correspond as closely as possible with their tasks completed on the job. Students will need to complete Skill Development Records at times that have the least impact on their subject timetable (for more information on how this can be structured please contact Jaylene Phillips). Some units will have an e-learning component so students must have access to a laptop or tablet and a smart phone.
4. Welding and workshop tools 5. Livestock feeding plans 6. Machinery maintenance 7. Crop agronomy 8. Chainsaw use and maintenance 9. Working at heights and working in confined spaces. Students may also have an opportunity to gain ticket/s for various mobile plant eg. front end loader. Most of the training to complete this course will be covered in the workshops. In addition to the workshops, there is a requirement for the students to complete some records of the training they receive as part of their essential work placement, known as Skill Development Records.
UNIFORM Work boots, long cotton drill work pants and hat. Students will need to purchase a longsleeved Trade Skills Centre work shirt from the Unity College Uniform Shop. WORKPLACE LEARNING Students will be required to complete Work Placement in an Agriculture related workplace. Unity College students are encouraged to organise Work Place Learning in the school holidays. External students will need to arrange this with their home school.
COURSE CONTACTS Jaylene Phillips
SELECTION CRITERIA Students should have a genuine interest in developing skills and working in the agriculture industry or relevant farming experience. Students will also need to have access to an Agriculture farm/enterprise where they can complete work placement.
YEAR LEVEL 11/12
CERTIFICATE III RURAL OPERATIONS (continued)
COMPETENCIES (FOR EXAMPLE) CORE UNITS AHCWHS301
Contribute to work health and safety processes
Apply environmentally sustainable work practices
Transport, handle and store chemicals
Fabricate and repair metal or plastic structures
Implement feeding plans for livestock
Perform machinery maintenance
Control plant pests, diseases and disorders
Operate and maintain chainsaws
Use hand and power tools
Prepare and apply chemicals to control pest weeds and diseases
Enter and work in confined spaces
Work safely at heights
SKILLS DEVELOPMENT RECORDS (SDR’S) AHCLSK301
Administer medication to livestock
Prepare livestock for competition
Operate machinery and equipment
Operate specialised machinery and equipment
Conduct front-end loader operations
Operate land forming machinery and equipment
*In addition, students may also have an opportunity to gain ticket/s for various mobile plant eg front end loader, skid steer, backhoe, excavator or telehandler if they will be using any of these machines in their work placement. **RST will work with students to determine the most suitable units of competencies to meet students needs.
COST More information will be provided at course counselling on the VET Readiness Orientation (VETRO) subsidy and to check eligibility. If students meet the eligibility requirements of VETRO, the course cost is $700 plus an administration fee of $100. Unity College Students will be offered a subsidy of 40%, which will be deducted from the initial course cost of $700. PATHWAYS This course can also be undertaken as a school-based apprenticeship/traineeship. Farmer, Farm Hand, Farm Supervisors, Stock Agents, Station Hand, Crop Agronomist, Agricultural Machinery Operator. NOTE Units may be subject to change and this will be notified.
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Updated August 2021