Course Start Date
7.5 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- Apprenticeship Allowed
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
The nationally accredited Certificate IV in Engineering Heavy Fabrication prepares you for a career as a boilermaker or fabrication tradesperson. Graduate with post-trade level skills in fitting and machining, metal fabrication and welding and move into leadership and management roles.
LEARN NEW SKILLS
Through a mix of theory and practical coursework, learn to:
- Engage with engineering measurements and principles
- Perform engineering computations with computer technology
- Complete metal fabrication, boilermaking and welding skills in gas tungsten arc welding, silver soldering, thermal cutting, sheet and plate assembly
- Safely use workshop tools
- Ensure quality assurance procedures
- Lead and supervise teams
- Communicate and plan in the workplace
DEVELOP YOUR TALENT
Develop the attributes to help you get ahead:
- Complex problem solving skills
- An aptitude for mechanical tasks
- Collaboration and teamwork
- Reliability and self-motivation
- Effective communication skills
ACHIEVE YOUR GOALS
Completing this course provides you with:
- Experience working on key engineering and fabrication challenges in a real workshop
- A network of professional peers
- A strong pathway to continue your study and enhance your career opportunities
- A nationally recognised qualification at Certificate IV level
- Fabrication tradesperson
- Mechanical engineering draftsperson
- Pressure welder
- Advanced fabrication technician
- Advanced mechanical maintenance technician
- CAM programmer
GROW YOUR CAREER
Take your career further with the:
- Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade
This course is superseded. 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.
Discover the skills you need for the job you want at the TAFE NSW Information Sessions, 21-25 June 2021.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course.
This is a face to face part time evening course. You will need to attend approximately 5.5 hours of class, over 2 evenings a week, for 30 weeks. As well as the in-class component, you will need to complete approximately 2 hours of other study per week.
You may also be required to complete approximately 1 hour of additional study each week outside of class hours, including content review and assessment preparation.
When applicable, students will have the option to study flexibly from remote TAFE NSW Connected Learning Centres or home.
NOTE Alternatively there will also be 5 day block arrangements set for each semester. Block 1 will run from the 15 March to 19 March 2021, Block 2 will run from 7 June to 11 June 2021. Students will be required to nominate which practical delivery option they will undertake on application.
For any students wishing to apply for Recognition of prior learning and/or credit transfer please provide this information to the teaching section prior to starting the course so that accurate fees can be calculated for this course. For any study completed more than 10 years ago, this will be treated as Recognition or Prior Learning not Credit transfer under Smart and Skilled guidelines.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are currently working in the Engineering industry and have an apprenticeship for this qualification.
- have completed their Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade. Students enrolling in this qualification will undertake study in AS1796 pressure welding (Practical and Theory), Advanced Maths, Non-destructive testing and CAD Drafting (2D and 3D).
- wish to further advance their career in the Metal Fabrication industry
If you are not an apprentice, please contact the TAFE NSW on 131601 to discuss your options prior to enrolment, as other training options may be available for this offering.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new training package for 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
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
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday from 5.30pm to 7.30pm for theory and Thursday from 5.30pm to 9.00pm for practical training. 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?
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 Recognition
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment|
|MEM15024A||Apply quality procedures|
|MEM15002A||Apply quality systems|
|MEM17003A||Assist in the provision of on the job training|
|MEM16008A||Interact with computing technology|
|MEM16006A||Organise and communicate information|
|MSAENV272B||Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices|
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements|
|MEM14005A||Plan a complete activity|
|MEM14004A||Plan to undertake a routine task|
|MEM16007A||Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment|
|MEM05010C||Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques|
|MEM30012A||Apply mathematical techniques in a manufacturing engineering or related environment|
|MEM05052A||Apply safe welding practices|
|MEM05026C||Apply welding principles|
|MEM05011D||Assemble fabricated components|
|MEM05005B||Carry out mechanical cutting|
|MEM09009C||Create 2D drawings using computer aided design system|
|MEM09010C||Create 3D models using computer aided design system|
|MEM09002B||Interpret technical drawing|
|MEM12007D||Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes|
|MEM05008C||Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping|
|MEM05048B||Perform advanced welding using flux core arc welding process|
|MEM05018C||Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process|
|MEM05020C||Perform advanced welding using gas tungsten arc welding process|
|MEM05016C||Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process|
|MEM05009C||Perform automated thermal cutting|
|MEM24003B||Perform basic magnetic particle testing|
|MEM24001B||Perform basic penetrant testing|
|MEM05037C||Perform geometric development|
|MEM05007C||Perform manual heating and thermal cutting|
|MEM05045B||Perform pipe welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process|
|MEM05050B||Perform routine gas metal arc welding|
|MEM05049B||Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding|
|MEM05012C||Perform routine manual metal arc welding|
|MEM03003B||Perform sheet and plate assembly|
|MEM05042B||Perform welds to code standards using flux core arc welding process|
|MEM05043B||Perform welds to code standards using gas metal arc welding process|
|MEM05044B||Perform welds to code standards using gas tungsten arc welding process|
|MEM05046B||Perform welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process|
|MEM05051A||Select welding processes|
|MEM11011B||Undertake manual handling|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
|MEM05047B||Weld using flux core arc welding process|
|MEM05017D||Weld using gas metal arc welding process|
|MEM05019D||Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process|
|MEM05015D||Weld using manual metal arc welding process|
Higher engineering tradesperson or advanced engineering tradesperson at level C7 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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Phone 131 601
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