As an apprentice fabricator (boilermaker or sheet metal worker) you will learn and develop skills in metal fabrication, pattern development, welding and computers in engineering that are required to work as an Engineering Tradesperson - Fabrication, within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries. Designed for people already working in the manufacturing or engineering industry, this course covers competencies in metal fabrication, forging, founding, structural steel erection, electroplating, metal spinning, metal polishing, sheet metal work, welding and the use of related computer controlled equipment. This course is ideal if you’re looking to get into a new area of engineering or wanting to upgrade your skills. It is recommended that you are already employed within a relevant industry, or at least have significant experience as this is available as an apprentice and non-apprentice course.
- Metal fabrication and welding
- Sheet metal work
- Computer controlled equipment
- Stainless steel finishing
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A Perform computations
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
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
Additional selectable units may apply.
The level of competency you develop from your training will be assessed through a combination of practical skills, projects and theory assessments. Your teachers will provide you with more information on specific requirements at the start of each unit and they will assist you with any support you may need.
By successfully completing this course you will receive an AQF Qualification
- Metal fabrication tradesperson
- 1st class sheet metal worker
- 1st class welder
- Foundry tradesperson
- Apprenticeship – Teaching and assessment will be required to be conducted as part of an apprenticeship
- McKoy Street, Wodonga Vic (Main campus)
APPRENTICESHIP, PART-TIME: 4 YEARS
When You Can Start
Ongoing intakes throughout the year.
Monday to Thursday, 8.30am-4.30pm, day release, block release and a blend of classroom and workplace assessment
If undertaking the apprenticeship version of this course, you must be employed as an apprentice in fabrication.
Government Funded $3,000.00 (Tuition $3,000.00, Materials $0.00)
Concession $600.00 (Tuition $600.00, Materials $0.00)
Fee For Service $15,000.00 (Tuition $15,000.00, Materials $0.00)
Fees Additional Information
The mentioned fees are not inclusive of materials. Materials cost $30 per unit. Given the nature of this qualification, some students may do differing numbers of units, so an exact figure cannot be given at this point in time.
The student tuition fees published are indicative only and can be subject to change given individual circumstances at the time of enrolment.
Funding made available to eligible individuals by State and Commonwealth Governments. If funding is utilised, this may affect future opportunities to access additional funding in the future. For more information see ‘Fee information and eligibility’ under the Enrol Now tab on the Wodonga TAFE website.
Materials Included In Fees
- Reference books
- Working materials
How to apply
Apply via the ‘Apply online now’ button in the course information page. If the course is not available for online application, you can download an enrolment form via the ‘Apply Now’ tab on our website.
Alternatively, please feel free to contact our friendly Customer Engagement team on 1300 69 8233 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Further training pathways from this qualification include MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering
When You Can Enrol
You can enrol in this course anytime throughout the year – apply now!
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