LMT31909 - Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic
Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required to work as a TCF Mechanic in enterprises conducting carding, footwear manufacture, knitting, sewing, spinning, tufting, or weaving operations. Both TCF specific and general mechanical trade skills are included in the qualification. If TCF only skills are required, LMT30107 Certificate III in Textile Production should be considered.
Job roles / employment outcomes
The Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic offers trade level skills that can then be extended to advanced trade, technician and other engineering applications. Employment outcomes targeted by this qualification include engineering technicians working in the TCF industry.
This qualification is typically used to provide initial training for employees performing a technical role that includes an ability to work independently and conduct technical problem solving according to the needs of technical work in the TCF industry.
Training programs for this qualification are suitable to be undertaken as part of a formal training contract with an employer under an Australian Traineeship arrangement.
Pathways into the qualification
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry to an Australian Apprenticeship. Credit may be granted towards this qualification by those who have completed LMT20107 Certificate II in Textile Production (Intermediate), LMT20207 Certificate II in Textile Production (Complex or Multiple), MEM30205 Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade, or other relevant qualifications. Credit for this qualification may also include units contained within relevant skill sets.
Pathways from the qualification
Further training pathways from this qualification include MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering, MSA41108 Certificate III in Competitive Manufacturing, or other relevant manufacturing qualifications.
There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification. However, some units in this qualification may have licensing or regulatory requirements in some environments. Local regulations should be checked for details.
The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Engineering - TCF Mechanic are:
completion of all core units of competency listed below
completion of elective units to a total value of at least 73 points, chosen as described below:
TCF mechanic units from Group A to the value of at least 14 points
Group B mechanical trade units or additional Group A TCF mechanic units to the value of 26 points
Group C units (or any combination of units from Groups A, B and C) to bring the total value to at least 73 points.
Units with prerequisites are marked with an asterisk. Points associated with prerequisites count towards the total.
Group C units up to the value of 16 points may be chosen from other qualifications in this Training Package, other Training Packages or accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate III. Units should be selected on the basis that they are relevant to the work requirements of TCF mechanics. Imported units should not duplicate existing units in this qualification.
Registered Training Organisations must seek a determination from Manufacturing Skills Australia in respect of the allocation of points values for units of competency drawn from other LMT qualifications, other Training Packages or accredited courses.
The balance of units to bring the total value to at least 73 points (including any prerequisites) may be selected from the Group C units below.
Appropriate Group C units to the value of 16 points may be drawn from other qualifications in this Training Package, other endorsed Training Packages and accredited courses where those units are available for inclusion at Certificate III.
The following table contains a summary of the Employability Skills as identified by Manufacturing Skills Australia for this qualification. The Employability Skills facets described here are broad industry requirements that may vary depending on qualification packaging options.
Industry/enterprise requirements for this qualification include:
Use communication technologies efficiently
Communicate production requirements, abnormalities, documentation, first off and other test results
Demonstrate effective and appropriate communication and interpersonal skills when dealing with people from a range of backgrounds
Read, interpret and communicate work related documents
Communicate with operators and other employees
Work cooperatively with people of different ages, gender, race or religion
Liaise with and provide support to other team members
Work as part of a team
Identify team performance required to meet customer needs
Provide leadership to others in the team
Encourage the sharing of information between other team members
Plan and support team activities
Identify and report problems and make contributions to their solution
Investigate problem causes
Examine equipment for damage, missing components or other defects
Identify and promptly address problems or issues
Assess quality of work according to specifications
Determine effective work practices
Problem solve machine and product operational requirements
Initiative and enterprise
Seek and provide feedback on procedures
Gather and analyse information
Record information on the quality and other indicators of production performance
Identify and implement process improvements
Coordinate work activities and production processes
Use analytical and decision making skills
Planning and organising
Identify hazards and implement appropriate hazard control measures
Organise self and others to meet production schedules
Sequence work to maximise safety and productivity
Select and use appropriate tools and equipment
Apply time management skills to ensure work flow
plan own work requirements from production schedules
operate within appropriate time constraints and work standards
select and use appropriate equipment, materials, processes and procedures
plan to ensure effective production
apply workplace procedures
identify resource requirements, document and monitor
recognise limitations and seek timely advice
ask questions to gain information
identify sources of information to expand knowledge and understanding
participate in improvement procedures
participate in development of continuous improvement strategies
operation and adjustment of production processes to meet design requirements and production schedules
start up and shut down equipment
set up equipment
monitor product/process quality
function and operating principles of equipment, machine components