Certificate II in Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA52
Qualification level: Certificate II

Course is available at the following locations

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North Metropolitan TAFE

<p><em>This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.</em></p>
<h3>Gain the heavy-duty qualification you need for a job in the metal trades</h3>
<p>If you enjoy working with your hands, are physically fit and able to visualise how an object should look from a drawing, you may have the aptitude for working as a fabricator. Fabricators work in either a <strong>domestic or commercial setting </strong>making roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards, hospitality equipment such as range hoods and benchtops; and you may specialise in stainless steel custom fabrication using the <strong>latest welding and polishing processes</strong>.</p>
<p>Once qualified you may find work in a <strong>broad range of industries</strong> including, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.</p>
<p>Many employers now prefer apprentices to have completed a pre-apprenticeship and this course will give you a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.</p>
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Course description

<p><em>This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.</em></p>
<h3>Gain the heavy-duty qualification you need for a job in the metal trades</h3>
<p>If you enjoy working with your hands, are physically fit and able to visualise how an object should look from a drawing, you may have the aptitude for working as a fabricator. Fabricators work in either a <strong>domestic or commercial setting </strong>making roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards, hospitality equipment such as range hoods and benchtops; and you may specialise in stainless steel custom fabrication using the <strong>latest welding and polishing processes</strong>.</p>
<p>Once qualified you may find work in a <strong>broad range of industries</strong> including, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.</p>
<p>Many employers now prefer apprentices to have completed a pre-apprenticeship and this course will give you a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.</p>
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Campus locations

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South Regional TAFE

<p>This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of metals and engineering industry areas. You will learn skills in using tools, measuring and calculating, technical drawing, load<br />
shifting, thermal cutting, using forging and casting equipment, and welding. You will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and math. </p>

Course description

<p>This qualification will provide you with practical skills and knowledge in a range of metals and engineering industry areas. You will learn skills in using tools, measuring and calculating, technical drawing, load<br />
shifting, thermal cutting, using forging and casting equipment, and welding. You will also learn about safety in the workplace, computing and math. </p>

Campus locations

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