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69 An Information Session may be required. Check the Course Information Leaflet, contact the college or visit our website wsi.tafensw.edu.au. There are no fee exemptions or concessions available for WSI PLUS courses. For more information, visit wsi.tafensw.edu.au/wsiplus Key: Application required WSI PLUS fee applies International Student Code Electrical, Engineering, Manufacturing and Metals The manufacturing and engineering industry employs a workforce approaching one million people. It is one of the largest employers in Australia and is amongst the top 20 paying industries. There is a wide range of sectors and jobs within the industry. Think of all the people who conceive, design, manufacture, assemble, install, repair, package and sell manufactured products. To engineer literally means 'to make things happen'. Engineering know- how converts science knowledge into technology, then turns technology into successful innovation. The industry is experiencing very high demand for skilled workers in traditional occupations such as electricians, metal machinists and fabricators, as well as in areas of emerging technology, such as applied photonics and nanotechnology. The Electro Communications and Energy Utilities industry employs more than half a million Australians -- 460 000 in electro technology and 45 000 in energy utilities. Both components play a key role in underpinning the nation's economy. Certificate II in (NRT) Air-Conditioning Split Systems Course No: 17725 National Code: UEE20107 Duration: Up to 3 years part-time Location: Nepean (Kingswood) Description: You will learn to install, commission, maintain, fault find and repair refrigeration and air conditioning systems in domestic and industrial premises. This meets the NSW O ce of Fair Trading licensing requirements for refrigeration and air conditioning. Entry Requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. You must be in relevant employment. Career Opportunities: Refrigeration and Air Conditioning Mechanic. TAFE NSW Attendance Certificate Assessment for AS1796 Welding Certificates 1-9 Course No: 17622 Duration: 10.5hrs over 2 days Location: Mount Druitt Description: This course is for people that have previously tested for any one of the 9 certificates within AS 1796 successfully (Certificates 1-9) and wish to apply for another level, or need to be re-tested in a previous Certificate. It provides 4 hours for machine/process orientation and opportunity to re-test after NSW testing period. Entry Requirements: Recognised Trade Certificate and/or significant work experience in structural and pressure welding related industries. Career Opportunities: Pressure and Structural Fabrication e.g. high rise buildings, bridge work, ship work. WSI PLUS fees apply Certificate III in (NRT) Competitive Manufacturing Course No: 17953 National Code: MSA31108 Duration: Up to 2 years part-time Location: Mount Druitt Description: For people in the manufacturing industry who want to develop skills and capability to improve operational e ectiveness and provide added value to the supply chain. The skills gained will help you to contribute to the local, regional, national and/or international competitiveness of the manufacturing sector. Entry Requirements: There are no formal educational requirements. You must either be in relevant employment or have access to an appropriate workplace to achieve the requirements of this course. Career Opportunities: Manufacturing industry operator, and a pathway to more senior positions in the manufacturing sector. Certificate IV in (NRT) Computer Systems Course No: 17763 National Code: UEE40107 Duration: up to 1 year full-time, up to 2 years part-time Location: Mount Druitt Description: For people seeking to become a Computer Systems Technician/Technical O cer. This qualification provides competencies to select, install, commission, fault find and maintain data processing, communications and control aspects of systems used for monitoring and control of systems for access, surveillance, safety and e ective operation of manufacturing, buildings, structures, premises and precincts. Entry Requirements: You must either be in relevant employment or have access to an appropriate workplace to achieve the completion requirements of this course. There are no formal educational requirements; however you should have the equivalent of four to five years of secondary school education. Career Opportunities: Computer Systems Technician/Technical O cer Advanced Diploma (NRT) Computer Systems - Technology Course No: 17798 National Code: UEE60507 Duration: 2 years full time, 4 years part-time Location: Mount Druitt Description: This course provides competencies to design/install/validate/ evaluate and administer computer and network based systems and provide technical advice/sales. Entry Requirements: Learners must either be in relevant employment or have access to appropriate workplace environments to achieve the completion requirements of this course. There are no formal educational requirements for entry to this course, however the Electrotechnology Training Package states that a prospective learner's general education and competency level should be equivalent to the outcome of four to five years of secondary school. Career Opportunities: Technical o cer, engineering o cer, engineering technologist.