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"We've been using a lot of metals and different tools and machinery, and it builds hand-eye coordination" - Isaac shares his experience with a Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship.  

“I would highly recommend the courses as they not only gave me a great deal of knowledge, but also an experience which has resulted in my personal growth."

"I love doing hands-on work" - Amore shares her experience with a fabrication engineering pre-apprenticeship. 

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It inspires me to see students learn about the human body.

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Diego tells us why he loves landscaping

"We've been using a lot of metals and different tools and machinery, and it builds hand-eye coordination" - Isaac shares his experience with a Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship.  

“I would highly recommend the courses as they not only gave me a great deal of knowledge, but also an experience which has resulted in my personal growth."

"I love doing hands-on work" - Amore shares her experience with a fabrication engineering pre-apprenticeship. 

"Doing this course has helped me to become more employable" - Farai shares his experience with Process Plant Operations, click below. 

See how our students learn in a real-life industry setting equipped with an operating plant! 

Learn the fundamentals of Networking that can be carried across to all other vendors...

Learn to manufacture purpose built vehicles in a hands-on environment

Learn how to restore vehicles while working in an ever evolving industry.

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"You have to have the drive and passion to want to know how things go together"
Ashlee, Cabinet making lecturer

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"University wasn't for me, I wanted a more practical environment"
Phil, Wall & Ceiling lining apprentice

"The day you stop learning is the day you start dying."

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"Thank you to TAFE and all the staff for helping me choose and develop my career pathway."

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Plastering a trade for smooth operators

Tiling takes lecturer on a global learning journey

From wallpapering feature walls to working at heights, the job always keeps you interested.

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Whether you are a school leaver, re-entering the work force or want a career change SM TAFE have some great courses to help you find your dream career.

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There's so many opportunities in the industry, you can go anywhere around the world

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The TAFE lecturers here are amazing.

In such a short time I was able to practice my newly acquired skills in the industry!

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I love the design part of it, and also, I love working with students.

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Certificate IV in Engineering

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: W245

The Certificate IV in Engineering specifies the competencies required for employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson - Level II in mechanical, electrical/electronic or fabrication trade disciplines. The job role involves application of additional skills in the learner's trade or cross skills from other trades.

Job opportunities

Study pathway

Job opportunities

This qualification is designed to reflect the role of team leaders and supervisors in the industry sector.

Study pathway

This qualification will allow you to undertake post trade studies in a range of specialisations to enhance your trade specialization, or to move into another specialisation. The opportunity for specialising technically or moving into a more technical supervisor position is available with further flexibility at the Diploma level.

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Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT84

This course aims to produce tradespeople working in metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries as a first class machinist.

Gain these skills:

  • mechanical fitting, assembly and manufacture
  • installation and modification of machinery
  • testing and fault finding machine tools
  • maintenance and service of equipment, machinery and tools

 

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

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

 

Job opportunities

Delivery location, important dates and study options

Course enquiry

Please note: This form is only for course enquiries. If you would like to apply or require further application information, please see the instructions against your preferred delivery location and study mode in the section immediately above this form. 

Weld Supervisor Skill Set

State ID: GAB10

This course meets the requirements of AS1796-2001 Certificate 10 Weld Supervisor and MEM05024B – Perform Weld Supervision

Entry requirements: 
Candidates must meet any pre-requisite requirements of MEM05024B – Perform Weld Supervision and also meet AS1796-2001 section 3 pre-examination requirements

• Hold a welder certificate complying with AS1796-2001
• Have sufficient experience welding pressure equipment as defined by AS/NZS 1200 
• Have verbal and written communication skills and be able to write reports.

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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light Yc)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WT78

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

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 roof plumber in industries such as mining or construction.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to create and work with light metal fabrications, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, sheet and plate assembly, tungsten arc welding, silver soldering, thermal cutting, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Entrance Requirements

 

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

 

Job opportunities

 

  • 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 roof plumber in industries such as mining or construction.

 

 

For information about jobs and pathways, please see http://joboutlook.gov.au/

 

Further study opportunities:

 

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All year round

Thornlie - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Duration 36 months
When All year round
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Part Time
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Rockingham - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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Duration 36 months
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Where Rockingham
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Part Time
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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Surface Finishing)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WA86

Gain options to work in the surface preparation and coating industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, plant construction and maintenance, defence and site maintenance.

This qualification covers surface preparation, including blasting and high pressure jetting, protective coating applications, welding and surface testing.

Entrance Requirements

Entrance Requirements

 

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

 

Delivery location, important dates and study options

All year round

Carlisle - Classroom-Apprenticeship

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When All year round
Where Carlisle
How Apprenticeship
Part Time
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Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA49

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to make machines, parts, and tools, work with pumps and hydraulics, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

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Semester 1

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Semester 2

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Rockingham
How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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How Full Time
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This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

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Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA50

Blend a traditional trade with new technologies! 

"I love doing hands-on work" - Amore shares her experience with a fabrication engineering pre-apprenticeship. 

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Semester 1

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Mandurah
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Rockingham
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 1
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Semester 2

Mandurah - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Fees and charges

Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Mandurah
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Rockingham - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Rockingham
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 
Thornlie - Full Time-Classroom-Pre-Apprenticeship

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Units

Overview
Duration 1 semester
When Semester 2
Where Thornlie
How Full Time
Apply now
This course uses TAFE Admissions. Apply by 6 December to study in Semester 1. 

Course enquiry

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Certificate IV in Engineering (Welding)

National ID: MEM40105 | State ID: WT42

This is a training program that leads to the completion of the Metals and Engineering Training Package MEM05 qualification MEM40105. This qualification is designed to reflect the role of team leaders and supervisors in the industry sector.

Job opportunities

Job opportunities

 

  • This qualification will allow you to undertake post trade studies in a range of specialisations to enhance you trade specialisation to move into another specialisation. The opportunity for specialising technically or moving into a more technical supervisor position is avaiable with further flexibility at the Diploma level.

 

Further career pathway information is available at: - getaccess.westone.wa.gov.au - www.myfuture.edu.au

Further study opportunities:

Diploma of Engineering -Advanced Trade (MEM50105)

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Rockingham - Part Time-Classroom

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