This qualification has been specifically developed for apprentices in trades related to watch and clock servicing and repair and describes the skills and kowledge required to perform trade work in watch and clock service and repair. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through a combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recgnition assessment processes.
This qualification is designed to reflect the industry recognised skills profile associated with trade work as a watch and clock service and repair tradesperson. Skills development would typically be undertaken through an Australian Apprenticeship arrangement where the integration of an on and off-the-job training would be specified in the Training Plan associated with the Training Contract between the employer and apprentice.
There is no qualification entry requirement. It is assumed that the learner is engaged as an apprentice under a Training Contract and is involved in appropriate structured on-the-job learning while undertaking this qualification.
This qualification may be accessed by direct entry. Credit for relevant units of competency achieved should be granted towards this qualification for those who have completed MEM10105 Certificate I in Engineering, MEM20105 Certificate II in Engineering - Production Technology or other qualifications relevant to watch and clock service and repair. Credit towards this qualification may also include units of competency contained within relevant pre-vocational and pre-apprenticeship programs and Statements of Attainment.
Further training pathways from this qualification include MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering and MEM50105 Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade or other relevant qualifications.
Competitive Manufacturing qualifications are available for employees at this level who already possess trade and other technical skills and who require additional manufacturing practice skills above those available in this qualification.
There are no specific licences that relate to this qualification.
The minimum requirements for achievement of the Certificate III in Watch and Clock Service and Repair are: