Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Surface Finishing)

Jobs and Skills WA: Welding courses
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If you're interested in the boilermaker or welding trade, this course will set you up with the skills and knowledge to get started on that career pathway.

You'll learn about surface preparation; including blasting and high pressure jetting, protective coating applications, welding, and surface testing. You'll also gain skills in professional level mechanical cutting, metal fabrication, and a wide range of welding processes. The course also covers using hand and power tools and industrial machinery, and taking measurements and performing calculations to prepare for a project.

This course is usually available only as an apprenticeship, to become a licensed tradesperson.

Half price
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
Industry: Automotive
National course code: MEM30319 | WA State ID: AD63

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Gain options to work in the surface preparation and coating industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, plant construction and maintenance, defence and site maintenance.

Learn in specialised facilities

South Metro TAFE's Carlisle Campus is WA's major centre for automotive and panel beating studies. Automotive apprentices and pre-apprentices enjoy state of the art facilities, including new vehicles, specialised repair and diagnostic equipment, fully equipped spray painting ovens, specialised workrooms and workshops.

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