Trade Qualification MST30516 Certificate III in Leather Production
Price$8520.00 - Funded

This course is designed for:

  • people wanting to start an apprenticeship in Leather Production
  • people wanting to get qualified for their current job role in Leather Production


Applicable job roles may be:

  • Saddler
  • Leather Production Worker
  • Shoemaker
  • Leather Craftsman


If you are wanting to sign up for this course you can do one of the following:

  • Sign up as an apprentice and nominate Tactile Learning Centre as the SRTO
  • You or your employer can contact the office to discuss requirements and details


Delivery Modes:

  • Face-to-Face
  • Workplace Based
  • Correspondence
  • Blended options

Class size:

  • 10 – 15


  • Apprenticeship:

Full-time: 36 Months

Part-time: 72 Months

  • Fee for Service RPL: 6 Months


Units of competency:

  • Core:
  1. MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
  2. MSMWHS200 Work safely
  3. MSTGN3002 Organise and plan own work to achieve planned outcomes
  4. MSS402051 Apply quality standards
  • Electives:
  1. MSTGN2003 Work in the TCF Industry
  2. MSTLG2006 Identify materials used in leather goods production
  3. MSTLG3002 Cut leather by hand
  4. MSTLG2005 Split leather pieces
  5. MSTLG2007 Skive leather pieces
  6. MSTLG2003 Perform table work
  7. MSTGN2006 Perform test or inspection to check product quality
  8. MSMSUP106 Work in a team
  9. MSTGN2005 Perform minor maintenance
  10. MSTGN3005 Plan tasks to assist production operations
  11. MSTLG3005 Grade leather
  12. MSTLG2004 Operate leather production machines
  13. MSMSUP102 Communicate in the workplace
  14. MSTGN3003 Estimate and cost job
  15. MSTLG3007 Assemble Saddle Components or MSTLG3003 Sew Leather by Hand



  • Fee for service course: $8520.00
  • Fee for service Recognition of Prior Learning*: $3160.00
  • Funded: This course is funded by the Queensland Government under the Queensland Vet Investment Plan. Under the Userchoice Program, the Queensland Government will contribute to the cost of training for eligible apprentices. Apprentices will still be required to contribute to the training by paying the Apprentice Contribution Fee.

Funding Information


Leather Tradesperson

Apprenticeship Info.


Apprentice Contribution Fee*

  • Full Contribution: $1264.00
  • Partial Exemption: $505.60
  • Full Exemption: N/A
  • School Based Apprentice: N/A

Please note that the student contribution fees are based on the specific units of competency being delivered and will change based on any adjustments. For verified information regarding fees contact the office.


Additional Costs:

  • There are additional fees that can occur for different students. Additional fees are charged for further costs that arise in the process of providing the training or assessment. These costs include but are not limited to travel and workplace visits. All additional fees will be outlined upfront, prior to student’s enrolment in the course.


For more information about funding visit Student Information.

*Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is only available through application and by experienced industry workers who are still active in the Industry.

*Student Contribution Fee is set based on the User Choice Policy as $1.60 per nominal hour of each unit of competency. A participant can apply for fee exemptions if it can be shown that the participant falls into an exemption categories as per departmental guidelines. For more information regarding fee exemptions see Student Information “Funding”.


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