General Machining

About the Course

This course provides the skills and knowledge to undertake general machining, measurement and engineering drawing interpretation.

NSW Skills List

This qualification is on the NSW Skills List. The NSW Government will subsidise eligible students to undertake this qualification. For more information see Smart and Skilled

Qualification Statement of Attainment
Course Code 166-53528V01
Where can I study?

Entry Requirements

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Study Options

Recognition of Prior Learning

Student Hubs

TAFE Western Connect - Choose how or where you study:

  • Online - Study using TAFE Western's online learning website
  • Workplace - Study at work supported by your supervisor and TAFE Western
  • Blended Learning - Study via a combination of online, workshops, web/video conferencing and mobile training units

On Campus - Study at a TAFE campus

You may have skills, knowledge, previous training or experience which is relevant to this course. If so, you may wish to have this recognised. This may also reduce your training time. For further information, visit Recognition and RPL

Our Student Hubs are a great place to study, relax and find out more about how you can get the most out of your studies.

Where can I study?


  Starts in October

  Part time

  On Campus

Enrolment Code: 166-53528V01-17MUD-015


How will I study?

This program includes activities which are to be completed in your own time.

Units of Competency

Code Unit Name
MEM07005C Perform general machining
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001C Use hand tools

When will I study?

Class attendance is Part time

Attendance for this course will be Thurdays 8:00 - 15:30 with a half hour for lunch. Please contact Graham Bourke or Jim Mackin 63782629.

Course length: 7 hours per week for 10 Weeks every Thursday

Classes start at 8:00 AM and end at 3:30 PM
Start Date: 19 October 2017
End Date: 15 December 2017

What will I pay?

There is a $160 dollars per year of study resourse fee to cover the cost of the workbooks required to complete this course.

The amount you pay will depend on your individual circumstances.

TAFE NSW Government-subsidised fee (for eligible students): $0 per course - no enrolment fee applicable for this course

Please contact your nearest TAFE Western campus or call us on 1300 823 393 for a personal fee assessment and to find out if you are eligible for a government subsidised place. If you do not gain a subsidised place you may be able to enrol and pay the non-government subsidised fee.

A payment must be made towards your course fee (if applicable) at the time you enrol or your place in the class will not be confirmed and you will not be able to access any of your learning resources.

Additional Costs

There is an additional cost for Materials of $160.00.

Who can I talk to?

Please contact Graham Bourke or Jim Mackin 63782629. or the TAFE Western Hotline on 1300 823 393 or

What do I need?

For successful completion of this course you will need:
-You will be required to supply stationery items and a notebook. It is your responsibility to supply your Personal Protection Equipment (PPE). Due to safety and hygiene regulations, students are to supply their own protective equipment. A standard list of items should include: Personal Protective Equipment• Cotton Work Clothing (overalls, cotton drill trousers, cotton drill shirt etc)• Steel Capped Work Boots • Full Face Shield• Clear Safety Glasses• Hearing Protection

TAFE Western conditions of entry to this course are the ability to work independently.