Are you looking for fulfilling opportunities in the diverse agricultural industry? Or are you looking to adapt to new and emerging needs in your workplace? Then this is the course to prepare you for a new beginning in the agricultural vehicle and equipment sector.
You’ll learn the crucial skills and knowledge to perform a range of tasks, including servicing and repairing faults in agricultural engines, transmissions, suspensions, steering, brakes, hydraulics and electrical components.
You’ll also gain the knowledge to plan and prioritise your daily tasks while identifying certain risk factors. With safety at the forefront of everything you do, you’ll be an asset to any employer!
Taught part-time over a four-year period, this is the perfect option for people who need flexibility – you’ll be able to keep working in your day job while undertaking study at the same time, putting all your new skills to use right away and gaining hands-on experience in the industry.
And when you finish this course, there are so many employment opportunities open to you. Some of these are working in agricultural mechanical workshops, farm workshops and/or dealerships as a qualified agricultural mechanical technician.
There is also the option to take your career further by studying a Certificate III, IV or Diploma in the automotive industry. We’ll be here to walk you through all of those options when you’re ready.
Now is the time to get started in this exciting industry, and a Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship) is the pathway to get you started!
Please note, students must be registered and employed in the industry given this being an apprenticeship course.
|Yallourn (Day Release)||Thursday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Warragul (Day Release)||Tuesday, Thursday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Leongatha (Day Release)||Monday, Tuesday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Bairnsdale Trade Centre (Day Release)||Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Yallourn (Block Release)||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am–4:00pm|
|Sale (Block Release)||Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 8:00am–4:00pm|
Qualifications and RecognitionUpon successful completion of this course students will be eligible to receive the Certificate III in Agricultural Mechanical Technology (Apprenticeship).
Employment in Agricultural mechanical workshops, farm workshops and or dealerships as a qualified Agricultural mechanical technician.
Opportunities for Further Study
Certificate III, IV or diploma in the automotive industry.
Mandatory entry requirements
- Must be a registered and employed apprentice.
Recommended entry requirements
- Completion of year ten secondary studies, 16 years of age with a sufficient completion of a language literacy and numeracy assessment.
Limitations to entry
- Not a registered and employed apprentice
Specialist Course Information
Pathway to Industry Licence
Material and Equipment supplied by students
Pens, pencils, PPE as required
Student ServicesSupport is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.
Recognition of Prior LearningMany TAFE Gippsland courses offer Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL). Click to learn more about RPL and how it can benefit you.
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