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  • MEM30805

Certificate III in Locksmithing

At a glance

At a glance

Progress your career with this specialised technical qualification. Complete this course as part of your apprenticeship to become a trade qualified locksmith.

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Locksmith (General)
  • Locksmith (Electronic Systems)
COURSE OUTCOME

MEM30805 Certificate III in Locksmithing

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Course overview

Course overview

Progress your career with this apprenticeship qualification. Develop your knowledge of locking and security systems to become a trade qualified locksmith with skills for domestic, automotive and industrial applications.

Locksmithing, or security technology, is a specialised trade with steady demand for workers. Increased use of technology in this area means employers are looking for workers who are up-to-date with current methods, tools and equipment.

This apprenticeship program will provide you with a comprehensive skill base for the repair, manufacture and installation of locking and security systems. You’ll gain skills and knowledge in mechanical and electronic door and window hardware, fire and security containers, design of master key systems, automotive locking systems, and door control devices. Our industry-expert teachers will ensure you have the most up-to-date technical knowledge with the quality of skills sought after by employers.

Successful completion of this course allows you to become a trade qualified locksmith in a range of domestic, automotive or industrial settings.

Units

The successful achievement of this qualification requires you to complete all units listed on your individual training plan

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MEM12023A
Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A
Perform computations
MEM13014A
Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM14004A
Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM14005A
Plan a complete activity
MEM15002A
Apply quality systems
MEM15024A
Apply quality procedures
MEM16006A
Organise and communicate information
MEM16007A
Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM16008A
Interact with computing technology
MEM17003A
Assist in the provision of on the job training
MSAENV272B
Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MEM05006C
Perform brazing and or silver soldering
MEM05007C
Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05012C
Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05050B
Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM11011B
Undertake manual handling
MEM18001C
Use hand tools
MEM18002B
Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM18003C
Use tools for precision work
MEM20001A
Produce keys
MEM20002A
Assemble and test lock mechanisms
MEM20003A
Install and upgrade locks and hardware
MEM20004A
Gain entry
MEM20005A
Install and maintain door control devices/systems
MEM20006A
Maintain and service mechanical locking devices
MEM20007A
Plan and prepare a masterkey system
MEM20008A
Develop and implement a masterkey system
MEM20009A
Gain entry and reinstate fire and security containers
MEM20010A
Gain entry and reinstate automotive locking systems
MEM20011A
Service and repair fire and security containers
MEM20012A
Service and repair mechanical automotive locking systems
MEM20013A
Service automotive transponder systems
MEM20014A
Perform a site security survey
PRSTS317A
Provide estimate and quote

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

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  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what's right for you, get in touch. We're here to help.

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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Selection criteria

To study an apprenticeship or traineeship program you must be indentured as an apprentice or trainee with your employer.

Employers need to be able to provide the necessary human and physical resources to qualify for an apprentice.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, leather gloves to AS2161, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing.

If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

Need to know

Year 12 graduates start trade training fee free, here’s how.

To be eligible to access fee-free training, you must:

  • have completed Year 12 in Queensland and hold a Senior Statement issued by the Queensland Curriculum and Assessment Authority or equivalent certificate that confirms you have completed Year 12 in Queensland
  • enrol and start training with an approved training provider by the end of the calendar year following the completion of Year 12
  • live permanently in Queensland.

For more information visit Training Queensland.

 

Federal incentives may be available for employers, apprentices and trainees.  Visit the Australian Apprenticeship Centre for more information.

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

Disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about university pathways
  • James Cook University
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland