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LMT31909 Certificate III in

Engineering - TCF Mechanic

Full time duration: up to 2 years ­  Your fee estimate*:

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.

Licensing considerations

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.

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