Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding)

Spark up your future career!

If you're looking to get trade qualified as a boilermaker / welder, this is the course for you!

This qualification has been superseded. A new version  is available here

You'll learn professional level mechanical cutting, metal fabrication, and a wide range of welding processes. You'll also gain proficiency using hand tools, industrial machinery, taking measurements and performing calculations so that you're ready to become a licensed tradesperson.

This qualification is for trade apprentices working under qualified boilermakers or welders.

Half price
Apprenticeship or Traineeship
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Defence
National course code: MEM30319 | WA State ID: AD61

Choose a WA TAFE college that delivers this course

To find out more about doing this course at a WA TAFE college, select one of the TAFEs listed below to read their course descriptions. You'll also be able to see at which TAFE campus/es the course is delivered.

If you would like further information such as when the course is available and how to enrol, and details of course fees, or if you have questions about how the course is delivered, please follow the Find out more link to go to the TAFE's website where you will find full course details and contact information so that you can speak to the TAFE directly.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding) you'll be looking at a trades career as a boilermaker, welder, or fabricator in industries such as mining or construction. Develop practical knowledge and gain hands-on skills in fabrication and welding, using industry standard technologies and techniques. 

Gain these skills

  • create and work with metal fabrications
  • use workshop machines
  • use hand and power tools
  • metal, gas, flux core, tungsten
  • arc welding 
  • thermal cutting
  • measuring 
  • technical drawing
  • workplace health and safety

Choose a private training provider that delivers this course

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

K.L Mills & N.A Mills T/A NAM Training offer apprenticeships in the MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding). We facilitate all training and assessment in the apprentice’s workplace.
Units of Competency are selected in the Learning and Assessment Plans to meet workplace needs and industry standards.
Training delivery uses a combination of a face to face approach, one to one or groups of apprentices.
The trainer will negotiate the training and assessment arrangements with worksite representatives and supervisors.  
Some of the apprenticeship may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes such as Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL).  Under an apprenticeship, RPL may be provided for some of the qualification where appropriate, with training and assessment provided for the remainder.
Apprentices may take 6-48 months (according to apprenticeship requirements) to complete the curriculum. The enrolment term will depend on the current skills and knowledge of the apprentice, and is negotiated with the apprentice and the employer.

The information presented on the course lists within this website is provided to the Department of Training and Workforce Development by the WA TAFE colleges and private training providers, and is offered as a guide only. It is updated regularly, however some changes to details may occur in between updates. You should always contact the TAFE or private training provider directly to confirm details and/or ask questions.