Certificate III in Engineering - Production Systems



Where this course may lead

Successful completion of this course may enhance your current employment or open employment opportunities for you in the engineering industry.

What you learn

The engineering courses are fully customised and comprise units that are appropriate to you and your workplace. Units of study may include fitting and machining, mechanical maintenance, welding, fabrication, CAD (Computer Aided Drafting), manufacturing including CAM (Computer Aided Manufacturing) and machine/process operations.


Delivery method and course duration

This specialist course is generally delivered in your workplace. Attendance at Wodonga TAFE may be necessary for selected units.

Course duration depends on the qualification you have chosen.

Entry requirements

  • We recommend that you have basic language and literacy skills.
  • For the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical (MEM30505), we recommend that you have Year 12 (or its equivalent) with an appropriate maths and science focus (a bridging program is available if you need it), or that you already have the Certificate III in Engineering in the production systems or mechanical trade streams.
  • All courses are undertaken as traineeships or apprenticeships.


The level of competency you develop from your training will be assessed (usually at your workplace) using a combination from the following methods:

  • Observation at work
  • Observation in simulated environment (eg at TAFE)
  • Project / assignment / activity
  • Practical assessment
  • Interview / oral questioning
  • Portfolio of your work
  • Third party (workplace) report.

Your teachers will provide you with more information on specific requirements at the start of each unit and they will assist with any support you may need.

Outcomes and accreditations

On successful completion of this course, you will receive an AQF qualification.


The units you study for this qualification may vary according to industry and workplace requirements. Please contact the department for a full list of units available to you.

This qualification may have prerequisites, co-requisite or bridging units from lower or higher level qualifications. For further clarification contact the department.

Where applicants can show evidence of prior qualification or experience in a related field, there may be an opportunity to apply for recognition to be given for previous study, knowledge, and/or skills resulting from work or life experience relevant to this qualification. Please contact the department for further information about Skills Recognition.

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Fees and charges

Please contact us for information about the fees that apply to you. Fees vary depending on your individual circumstances.

Further information about course fees is available from our website at, or refer to our Fees, Charges and Refunds brochure.

How to apply

Please apply direct to Customer Service at Wodonga TAFE.

For more information

Customer Service
1300 MY TAFE (1300 69 8233)
02 6055 6707
87 McKoy Street
West Wodonga Vic 3690
PO Box 963
Wodonga Vic 3689