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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Blacksmithing)

National Course Code: MEM30305


The nationally recognised Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade (Blacksmithing) will help you forge a career in the specialist field of blacksmithing. Learn the tools of the fabrication trade and build your career in manufacturing and engineering, use your skills to revive heritage properties to their former glory or create bespoke commissioned pieces for your clients.


Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:

  • Technical drawing and interpretation
  • Precision engineering measurement
  • Mechanical maintenance and overhaul techniques
  • Engineering principles
  • Communication and planning skills
  • WHS regulations and codes of practices

Be skilled in blacksmithing techniques including:

  • Metal fabrication
  • Forging and founding
  • Structural steel erection
  • Electroplating
  • Metal spinning
  • Polishing
  • Sheet metal work
  • Welding
  • Computer-controlled equipment


Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career, including:

  • Problem solving and troubleshooting skills to interpret technical drawings
  • Mechanical aptitude to use appropriate tools
  • Communication skills to work as part of a team and understand blacksmithing terminology
  • Attention to detail


Completing this course will provide you with:

  • A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level

Career opportunities:

  • Blacksmith


Strengthen your knowledge and advance your career opportunities with these engineering study options:

  • Certificate IV in Engineering
  • Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade


The manufacturing and engineering industry employs around 590,000 workers in Australia and contributes $74 billion in gross value to our economy.

This course is superseded by MEM30398-01V01. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.


This course is currently available at 1 campus location across NSW. Enquire now for other locations.

  • Nationally Recognised Training
  • Apprenticeship Allowed
  • Part Time Day

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