Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic

This qualification is aimed at those looking to become a qualified tradesperson specialising in diesel fitting and plant mechanics within metal, engineering, manufacturing, and associated industries.

The skills associated with this qualification are intended to apply to a wide range of trade work including manufacturing, assembly and commissioning of mobile and stationary plant, servicing, diagnosis and rectification of faults, condition monitoring, and preventative maintenance.

Delivery Modes:
Workplace Delivery

Assessment Methods:

Written, oral and practical


Nationally recognised training

Course Title

Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic

Course Code


Course Duration

12 - 48 Months

Study Modes

On Site

Funding Options

Job Opportunities

With a Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic qualification you will have the following opportunities:

  • Diesel Fitter
  • Plant Mechanic
Further Information

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information
MEM11011 Undertake manual handleing
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024 Perform computations
MEM14006 Plan work activites
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on the job training
MEM18001 Use hand tools
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations
MEM27020 Apply knowledge of large combustion engine operations to service and maintenance tasks 
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing
MEM18055 Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components
MEM27006 Diagnose and rectify batteries, low voltage sensors and circuits
MEM27017 Maintain, fault find and rectify hydraulic systems for mobile plant 
MEM27019 Diagnose, repair and replace diesel engines in stationary and mobile plant 
MEM27023 Diagnose and rectify fieldbus circuits in mobile and stationary plant and equipment 
MEM27016 Diagnose and maintain electronic controlling systems on mobile and stationary plant 

MEM27008 Maintain induction, exhaust and emission control systems
MEM27002 Test and repair compression ignition systems
MEM27011 Maintain track type undercarriage on mobile plant
MEM27013 Maintain steering systems
MEM27015 Diagnose and rectify drive line and final drives
MEM27009 Diagnose and rectify braking systems
MEM27014 Diagnose and rectify automatic transmissions

To be awarded the MEM31419 Certificate III in Engineering – Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic, units of competency to the value of 96 points must be achieved, chosen as outlined below:

  • all core units of competency listed below (totaling 63 points)
  • units to a value of 33 points from Group A electives

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