Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB)

Jobs and Skills WA: Fitter and machinist
Ready to get hands on with machinery? This is the career for you!

This apprenticeship will get you qualified as an Engineering Tradesperson — Mechanical in the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or other industries where fitters and/or turners) work.  This can be in a wide variety of manufacturing and engineering related sectors as well as in other industries.

You'll learn about setting up of machinery to enable the manufacture of engineering products; repair and replacement of components, parts or other items installation of plant; machinery design; manufacture of modifications to existing components parts and other items maintenance of plant and equipment; and construction and commissioning work.

You'll also learn skills for design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance and service of all mechanical equipment, machinery, fluid power systems, stationary and mobile equipment, instruments, refrigeration, and the use of computer controlled machine tools.

Half price
School-based apprenticeship or traineeship (SBAT)
STEM
Industry: Engineering and Mining | Defence |
National course code: MEM30205 | WA State ID: WT83

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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.

Get into a career making and fixing all things mechanical.

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist ZB) you'll be looking at a trades career as a machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to make machines, parts, and tools, work with pumps and hydraulics, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, mills and lathes, arc welding, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

Half price fees apply!

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) is an apprenticeship. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

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

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist ZB) you'll be looking at a trades career as a machinist metal, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

Gain these skills:

  • make machines, parts, and tools
  • work with pumps and hydraulics
  • use workshop machines, hand and power tools, mills and lathes
  • arc welding
  • measuring
  • technical drawing
  • workplace health and safety

This qualification will provide you with trade level practical skills and knowledge in fitting and machining, using industry standard technologies and techniques. You will learn skills in the maintenance and repair of machinery, including complex lathe and milling operations and precision measurement, levelling and alignment techniques. (NB. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can undertake this course). This course may also be available through Recognition of Prior Learning to eligible applicants.

This course is an apprenticeship:  you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. To find out more regarding apprenticeships click here.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.


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.