Are you looking for a career creating and repairing metal structures and products?
When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) you'll be looking at a trades career as a sheet metal worker or light metal fabricator in industries such as mining or construction.
The course begins by establishing the foundation skills that are required to be a successful sheetmetal trades-person. Students undertake workshop and classroom projects to develop the skills required by a trades-person.
Gain these skills:
- Create and work with light metal fabrications
- Use workshop machines, hand & power tools
- Sheet and plate assembly
- Thermal cutting, Tungsten arc welding, Silver soldering & Gas Metal Arc Welding
- Sketching and drawing interpretation
- Problem solving, error detection and correction
- Advanced fabrication and job presentation skills
This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where the jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills initiative, from 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2021 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 (plus resource fee) if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession. Find out more.
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This course is available as an apprenticeship.
Entrance requirements for apprenticeships
You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study an apprenticeship or traineeship.
An apprenticeship involves full time work with an employer who provides an opportunity to learn all aspects of a trade. This is a structured program for a fixed period of time and while you learn on the job, you also attend off the job training at SM TAFE.
Some of the benefits of an Apprenticeship are that you can:
- Earn a wage while you train
- Learn on the job skills combined with off the job training
- Receive a nationally recognised qualification on successful completion
- Start a valuable step towards a rewarding career path
Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.
SM TAFE actively promotes the employment availability of course graduates to key industry partners and organisations. We also seek expressions of interest from organisations for the placement of our students into work experience. We endeavour to assist students into a career pathway, but please be aware that neither employment nor work experience placement is guaranteed by us.
To access free career planning and job search assistance, visit the Jobs and Skills Centres page.