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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade - Light Fabrication

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Equip yourself with the skills to thrive in Australia's massive metal fabrication industry. The Light Fabrication stream of Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Engineering helps you master sheet metal working techniques with an emphasis on...

Key details

Degree Type
Certificate
Duration
3 years part-time
Course Code
MEM30305
Study Mode
In person

About this course

MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade - Light Fabrication is only being offered to complete existing apprentices.

Master sheet metal working techniques

Equip yourself with the skills to thrive in Australia's massive metal fabrication industry. The Light Fabrication stream of Melbourne Polytechnic's Certificate III in Engineering helps you master sheet metal working techniques with an emphasis on practical learning. Learn to be the best from the best by studying at an institution named as a Top Welding Training Organisation by Weld Australia. You'll perfect skills such as marking out geometric patterns, cutting, forming, shaping, welding and polishing metal to food grade standards.

Practice specialised fabrication processes

You'll benefit from Melbourne Polytechnic's resources, including a purpose-built, fully equipped fabrication workshop, computer lab and welding workshop. You'll be trained to use special-purpose machinery such as computer numeric controlled guillotines and press forming equipment. Practicing in state-of-the-art facilities under the guidance of industry-experienced teachers, you'll quickly gain the confidence and knowledge to advance in this specialised industry.

Open up multiple paths for your future

Once you complete this course, you can work in a variety of settings from small workshops to large industrial factories. With an annual turnover of $29 billion and contributing $11 billion to GDP, the steel industry is one of Australia's most important industries. You'll graduate with skills that'll make you an asset in your workplace and position you as an in-demand tradesperson, whether you go on to work in building and construction, mining, agriculture, oil and gas drilling or another industry.

Entry requirements

The learner must be engaged as an apprentice under a training contract. A short literacy and numeracy test is required to be completed at enrolment.

Study locations

Heidelberg

Career pathways

Once you complete this course, you'll graduate with skills that'll make you an asset in your workplace and position you as an in-demand tradesperson.

  • Welder
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Manufacturing Tradesperson

Credit for prior study or work

You can seek Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) where your work experience or qualifications of an advanced and related nature have been undertaken. RPL is individually assessed based on evidence submitted by the student to the teaching department. Applications for RPL will be assessed by relevant Melbourne Polytechnic trainers, academics and where appropriate, industry experts.