Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Sheetmetal)

Jobs and Skills WA: Engineering courses
Spark up your career in sheetmetal fabrication!

Want to become a qualified boilermaker or welder? Here's the qualification you need! With the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade, you'll gain skills and knowledge for professional level mechanical cutting, metal fabrication, and a wide range of welding processes using different equipment and materials.

This qualification has been superseded.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

You'll also learn how to use a range of hand tools and different types of industrial machinery, and take measurements and perform calculations for fabrication projects.

Half price
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Defence | Engineering and Mining |
National course code: MEM30319 | WA State ID: AD62

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Are you looking for a career creating and repairing metal structures and products?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Sheetmetal) you'll be ready for a career as a sheetmetal worker or light metal fabricator in industries such as mining, commercial and residential construction, hospitality, medical, food, defence, commercial, recreational marine, automotive and aviation.

The course begins by establishing the foundation skills that are required to be a successful sheetmetal tradesperson. Students undertake workshop and classroom projects to develop the skills and knowledge required by a tradesperson. 

Gain these skills

  • Create and work with light metal fabrications
  • Use workshop machines, hand and power tools
  • Sheet and plate assembly
  • Thermal (Oxy fuel) cutting, tungsten arc (TIG) welding and gas metal arc (MIG) welding
  • Sketching and drawing interpretation
  • Problem solving, error detection and correction
  • Advanced fabrication and job presentation skills
  • Polishing skills

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