The Milking Machine Testing Course includes the skills and knowledge required to mechanically test milking machines, to carry out minor service of milking equipment and analyse and interpret data and complete a milking machine test report using ISO standards.
The course applies to technicians and dairy farm workers who test, service and repair milking machine components under broad direction and use discretion and judgement in the selection and use of available resources.
Course Dates & Times
Shepparton - William Orr
12 Week - Milk Machine Testing - March 2020
12 Week - Milk Machine Testing - September 2020
Training package entry requirements
There are no training package requirements for this qualification
Before being accepted into the course applicants must:
- Attend an interview
- Undertake a Pre-training Review to document previous work experience and qualifications and assess suitability for the course
- Complete a Core Skills Profile for Adults (CSPA) test to ensure the required language, literacy and numeracy levels are met for the course
Course Study Units
Assessment methods may include:
- Written assessments
- Practical assessments
The student will require access to a Computer with internet to enable them to access GO TAFE online learning resources.
Attendance & Commitment
It is important that students commit to all course requirements, including study and assessments the student may need to complete outside their normal training sessions.
Throughout the course, students are expected to complete activities whilst in the workplace under the guidance/supervisor of their supervisor/employer. Students are visited at a worksite by their trainer for face to face training and assessment.
Where to From Here
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Educational Support Services
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you may access a wide range of academic support services to assist you to meet the academic challenges of your course from our Learning Support Unit.
As an enrolled student at GOTAFE you will be welcome to access a variety of non-academic support services from the Student Welfare Unit. These services are designed to best support you to successfully complete your course.
Services include on campus supports and remote supports
- employment information
- activities etc.
Refer to the Student Handbook for information regarding Learner’s Rights Student Handbook.
Further information is provided at course induction.
Please note: Eligible individuals who wish to access a government subsidised place, must participate in a Pre-training Review. This will consider your:
- Aspirations/career goals
- Educational attainment and capability
- Literacy and numeracy skills
- Suitability for Recognition for Prior Learning (RPL) and Credit Transfer
Enrolment in general public entry courses will require a selection interview. Please call 1300 468 233 to enquire further.
Skills Recognition is an assessment only process that may result in credits towards a part or full qualification. There is no formal training involved, although you may choose to complete further training as a result of the assessment process.
You can apply for Skills Recognition before you enrol in the qualification you are seeking. You can apply for Skills Recognition through one or both of the following processes:
- Credit Transfer for formal training that might be equivalent to a new qualification or partial qualification
- Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) for people who have relevant and current skills and knowledge that they have gained through non-formal or informal learning i.e. work or life experience.