Gain the skills and knowledge to create and work with metal fabrications, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, metal, gas, flux core, tungsten, arc welding, thermal cutting, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety when you complete this qualification.
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Our well appointed workshops and expert lecturers will give you the skills you need to succeed in fabrication
When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) you'll be looking at a trades career as a sheet metal worker or roof plumber in industries such as mining or construction.
You will gain the skills and knowledge to use workshop machines, and hand and power tools safely to create and work with light metal fabrications such as roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards and hospitality equipment such as range hoods and bench tops.
The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) is an apprenticeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation to study this qualification. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.
Are you looking for a career creating and repairing metal structures and products?
When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) you'll be looking at a trades career as a sheet metal worker or light metal fabricator in industries such as mining or construction.
The course begins by establishing the foundation skills that are required to be a successful sheetmetal trades-person. Students undertake workshop and classroom projects to develop the skills required by a trades-person.
Gain these skills:
- create and work with light metal fabrications
- use workshop machines, hand and power tools
- sheet and plate assembly
- thermal cutting, tungsten arc welding, silver soldering and gas metal arc welding
- sketching and drawing interpretation
- problem solving, error detection and correction
- advanced fabrication and job presentation skills
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.