If you are a local student you may be eligible.
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3 years part time
3 years part time
You must be employed as an apprentice.
MEM30819 Certificate III in Locksmithing is only being offered to complete existing apprentices.
Equip yourself with the skills to succeed in the constantly evolving locksmith industry. Completed as part of an apprenticeship, Melbourne Polytechnic’s Certificate III in Locksmithing provides you with practical, hands-on training in the latest locksmithing technologies and methods. The global home security market was set to exceed $32 billion in 2019 and continue growing. Keep pace with the newest innovations in this space with this industry-approved course.
Get a good grasp of day-to-day life as a locksmith with our practical learning approaches. You’ll practice real world scenarios using the machines, software and techniques used by locksmiths everyday. At Melbourne Polytechnic, our teachers are experienced, practicing locksmiths who can guide you as you practice in a fully equipped workshop and use industry software such as Instacode. Connect with the locksmithing industry by joining our community and embarking on a course recognised by the Locksmith Guild of Australia and the Master Locksmiths Association of Australasia.
Skilled locksmiths have a variety of in-demand skills from lock picking to programming digital security systems. As a qualified locksmith, you can choose to focus on a specialised area of the physical security trade such as electronic access systems or automotive locksmithing. You might work for a security company, emergency services or even set your own schedule with your own locksmithing business.
Thursday November 5th
Set your course to become an apprentice in a trade. As an apprentice, you can earn as you learn. This webinar looks at finding and applying to your ideal program for a nationally accredited qualification.
Day and block release
Tue - AM and PM
Wed - AM and PM
Thu - AM and PM
Fri - AM and PM
Assessment methods may include observation tasks, simulation tasks, written assessments and tests.
The hours displayed are nominal, actual classroom hours delivered may differ. Please contact us for the latest student contact hours information.
|CPPSEC2021A||Install security equipment and systems||Elective||40|
|CPPSEC3036A||Program security equipment and system||Elective||20|
|CPPSEC3037A||Test installed security equipment and system||Elective||12|
|CPPSEC3038A||Commission and decommission security equipment and system||Elective||16|
|CPPSEC3039A||Identify and diagnose electronic security equipment and system fault||Elective||20|
|CPPSEC3041A||Maintain and service security equipment and system||Elective||24|
|CPPSEC3047A||Provide estimate and quote on security system||Elective||20|
|MEM09002||Interpret technical drawing||Core||40|
|MEM12023||Perform engineering measurements||Core||30|
|MEM13015||Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering||Core||40|
|MEM16006||Organise and communicate information||Core||20|
|MEM16008||Interact with computing technology||Core||20|
|MEM17003||Assist in the provision of on-the-job training||Core||20|
|MEM18001||Use hand tools||Core||20|
|MEM18002||Use power tools/hand held operations||Core||20|
|MEM20002||Assemble and test lock mechanisms||Elective||60|
|MEM20003||Install and upgrade locks and hardware||Elective||40|
|MEM20006||Maintain and service mechanical locking devices||Elective||60|
|MEM20007||Plan and prepare a masterkey system||Elective||60|
|MEM20009||Gain entry and reinstate fire and security containers||Elective||40|
|MEM20010||Gain entry and reinstate automotive locking systems||Elective||40|
|MEM20011||Service and repair fire and security containers||Elective||60|
|MEM20012||Service and repair mechanical automotive locking systems||Elective||60|
|MEM20014||Perform a site security survey||Elective||20|
|MSMENV272||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices||Core||30|
You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.
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|Concession||Government subsidised fee||Non-subsidised fee|
|Tuition fee||$1130||$ 5650||$22350|
|Materials fee||$1300||$ 1300||$1300|
|Maximum annual amenities||$175||$ 250||$250|
|Total payable||$2605||$ 7200||$23900|
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment.
Displayed course fees are indicative only. There are many variables that impact the total amount of your full course costs including qualification for government subsidies, concessions or recognition of prior learning. Tuition fees do not include the cost of student amenities or material costs.
To find out if you’re eligible for a Government subsidy we recommend you contact us help you find out.
Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of payment options to help you pay your tuition fees, so you can get on with your studies.
Fees displayed are effective for new applications received on or after 1 November 2019. Tuition fees do not include textbooks, course materials or overseas student health insurance and visa fees.
After initial deposit, international students are able to pay tuition fees in installments, four times per year.
The fees for those ineligible for a government-funded enrolment.
The cost of tuition for those eligible for government funding.
Concession fees are charged at 20% of the standard fees for enrolments in Certificate I to IV courses. To be eligible students must meet Skills First eligibility criteria and present a valid:
The following groups are eligible for concession fees from Certificate I to Advanced Diploma level:
Amenities fees are used to improve non-academic services including libraries, counselling services, student support, and recreational activities.
Amenities must be paid each academic year you are enrolled.
'We’d been discussing what projects we had coming up that we needed to go and buy materials for. And so then the scholarship came and it was just a sigh of relief.'
Apprenticeships are coordinated via the Trade and Traineeship Support Unit (TSU) where you will provide details of your employer, who will register you with an Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) provider.
The AASN will register your training contract on DELTA and you will be allocated a DELTA number. Melbourne Polytechnic will then be able to enrol you into your training program.
If you have any questions about the application procedures for an Apprenticeship, please contact the TSU.
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