This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required for a higher engineering tradesperson within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries. The skills associated with this qualification are intended to apply to a wide range of engineering work undertaken in the fields of refrigeration and air conditioning, casting and moulding, computer numerically controlled (CNC) programming, fluid power, heavy fabrication, instrumentation, maintenance, plant mechanics, marine electronics, mechatronics, patternmaking, robotics, toolmaking, welding and watch and clock services and repair, including post-trade work.
It provides the skills and knowledge for a person to understand and implement quality control techniques, exercise good interpersonal and communications skills, work from complex instructions and procedures, exercise discretion within the scope of responsibility, perform work under limited supervision either individually or in a team environment, be responsible for assuring the quality of their own work, provide trade guidance and assistance as part of a work team, perform non-trade tasks which are incidental or peripheral to the primary tasks and facilitate the completion of the whole task, inspect products and/or materials for conformity with established operational standards, operate lifting equipment incidental to their work and assists in the provision of training in conjunction with supervisors and trainers.
Potential career outcomes could include:
- Non-Destructive Testing Technician
- Engineering Associate
- Mechanical Engineering Technician
- Marine Vessel Designer
- Mechatronics Technician
- BlendedBlended delivery - both online course content and partial face to face requirements
- In-classIn class delivery - predominately face to face course content conducted at a specific location
- OnlineOnline delivery - online course content with the exception of assessments and work placement
- VirtualVirtual Delivery - Live and interactive classroom-style learning conducted completely online
Duration Study Load
- Fast-Trak Classroom delivery: 52 weeks including holidays
- Standard Classroom delivery: 80 weeks including holidays
- Apprenticeship Delivery: 78 weeks including holidays
- Classroom Delivery: Your training and assessment will be delivered in our simulated environment at 201 Arden St, North Melbourne
- Apprenticeship Delivery: Learn on the job while employed as an apprentice in the engineering field. For 12 hours every 4 weeks, you will be released from work for structured training with our experienced trainers and assessors
- Completion of year 11 or equivalent (Subject to the assessment and approval of Baxter Institute Admission team.)
- Applicants must be 18 years of age and above
- Successful completion of Pre-training review (PTR) LLN Level 4
- For apprenticeship delivery, apprentices must have a Registered Training Agreement with their employer
About Baxter Institute
Established in 1970 Baxter Institute is an innovative institution presenting a broad range of vocational Beauty courses.
Located in the heart of the Melbourne CBD close to all the major transport links.
We offer a wide range of nationally recognised qualifications in Beauty, Accounting, Automotive, Bakery, Engineering and Hairdressing.
With a reputation for quality education and focused academic standards, Baxter Institute attracts highly qualified trainers and educational leaders who really care and provide support. Baxter’s training focuses on job creation and helping students aspire to achieve their life and career goals.
Baxter Institute is a registered training organisation (RTO #7030)