Course Start Date
6.5 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
Start your career in engineering and fabrication with the nationally accredited Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade. This hands-on course is ideal for apprentices who work as boilermakers and welders in mining, manufacturing or shipping. Join an in demand industry and work on exciting projects like Defence Force construction, sustainable engineering and power generation.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through theoretical and practical course work, you will learn:
- Technical drawing and geometric development
- Fabrication techniques including forging and founding
- A range of welding and thermal cutting techniques
- Balustrading and polishing
- Work, health and safety regulations
- Codes of practice
- Communication and planning skills
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the skills that will help you get ahead in this career, including:
- Problem solving to translate designs into practical outcomes
- Communication excellence to work as part of team and understand engineering terminology
- Mechanical aptitude to use appropriate tools and calibrate equipment
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course will provide you with:
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate III level
- The foundation knowledge and skill needed to become an Engineering tradesperson - mechanical
Career outcomes include:
- Fabrication trades
- Pressure welder
- Engineering patternmaker
GROW YOUR CAREER
Go on to further specialist fabrication study with the:
- MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering
According to the Australian Government Job Outlook platform, the number of structural steel and welding trades workers is expected to grow to 82,700 by 2023, with around 47,000 further job openings over 5 years.
This course is superseded by MEM30398. 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.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Tuesday 30 June, 2020||5:00pm||Join Information Session Here|
This is a Part-Time Evening, Face to Face course. You will need to attend approximately 6.5 hours of class, over 2 days a week, for 108 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 13.5 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours, including Work Experience
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Are employed in the metals industry to obtain required workplace experience
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Disability and educational support service as well as careers advisors and councellors.
We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services
As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:
- LinkedIn Learning (formerly Lynda.com)
- Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
- Accessibility and Disability Support Services
- Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home
To keep you safe while studying, some of our face to face classes may be replaced with online or connected learning. We have also modified our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. As restrictions ease, the way you attend your class may change again. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, due to the impacts of COVID 19 there may be a delay or modification in being able to undertake these aspects of your course in the planned timeframe. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.
This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday and Wednesday from 5:30pm to 9:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study:
- Approx additional costs incurred by learner to supply: Stationary and PPE $
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW RecognitionIncidental Cost
- Student Association - $20.00
|MEM05005B||Carry out mechanical cutting|
|MEM05007C||Perform manual heating and thermal cutting|
|MEM05009C||Perform automated thermal cutting|
|MEM05010C||Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques|
|MEM05011D||Assemble fabricated components|
|MEM05012C||Perform routine manual metal arc welding|
|MEM05015D||Weld using manual metal arc welding process|
|MEM05017D||Weld using gas metal arc welding process|
|MEM05018C||Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process|
|MEM05019D||Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process|
|MEM05037C||Perform geometric development|
|MEM05049B||Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding|
|MEM05050B||Perform routine gas metal arc welding|
|MEM05051A||Select welding processes|
|MEM05052A||Apply safe welding practices|
|MEM09002B||Interpret technical drawing|
|MEM11011B||Undertake manual handling|
|MEM12007D||Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes|
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements|
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment|
|MEM14004A||Plan to undertake a routine task|
|MEM14005A||Plan a complete activity|
|MEM15002A||Apply quality systems|
|MEM15024A||Apply quality procedures|
|MEM16006A||Organise and communicate information|
|MEM16007A||Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment|
|MEM16008A||Interact with computing technology|
|MEM17003A||Assist in the provision of on the job training|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
|MSAENV272B||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
Fabrication tradesperson (traditionally referred to as Welding, Boilermaking or Sheetmetal tradesperson). It would be expected that a Fabrication tradesperson would be working at level C10 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated Industries Award.
Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.
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