Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for employment as an Engineering Tradesperson – Fabrication within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or other industries where Engineering Tradespersons – Fabrication work.

Half price
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
STEM
Industry: Engineering and Mining
National course code: MEM30305 | WA State ID: W238

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Get qualified as a boilermaker or welder.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade  must be completed as part of an apprenticeship, and upon successful completion, allows participants to work as a qualified boilermaker or welder. Apprentices will learn through a combination of on-the-job learning and block training at North Regional TAFE.

Throughout this course, participants will be guided through metal fabrication, forging, founding, structural steel erection, electroplating, metal spinning, metal polishing, sheet metal work, welding and the use of related computer controlled equipment.

Participants will learn how to perform some of the following tasks:

  • Engineering measurements and computations
  • Mechanical cutting
  • Manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Fabrication, forming, shaping and assembling of components
  • Manual metal arc welding
  • Gas metal arc and gas tungsten arc welding
  • Technical drawing interpretation
  • Use of handheld and power tools

Locations

Broome Campus
Karratha Campus
Pundulmurra Campus

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

This course is also available from registered training organisations (accredited private training providers) that are funded through Jobs and Skills WA. Select from the list below, and follow the link to the provider’s website for further information.

This course is for people employed as apprentice in metal fabrication tradespersons (traditionally known as boilermaker or heavy welder) in the manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. You will gain the competencies required to work as a tradesperson in these areas.

You will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures systems and planning, engineering measurement, computations and computer technology plus industry-specific skills in metal fabrication that are relevant to your current or intended employment.

The course duration will vary depending on the training pathway agreed to between you, your employer and our RTO.

Delivery location

9 Craigie Street Bunbury WA 6230

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