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Start your career in engineering, welding and fabrication with TAFE SA

Find out all about the industry, explore the options, and get hands-on experience with some serious machinery. You’ll learn practical skills as well as the technical and theoretical understanding needed to back that up. And with the expansion of submarines and ship building in SA, there’s never been a better time to learn these important trades. Join this in-demand industry and work on exciting projects like defence force construction and maintenance, sustainable engineering, and power generation. Get a job or start an apprenticeship, the choice is yours.

TAFE SA’s state of the art Advanced Welder Training Centre (AWTC) is now open for business

The AWTC delivers training to groups on 12 state-of-the-art welding simulators.

We welcome interested groups from industry, schools and job active providers with familiarisation visits available on Thursday afternoons and Fridays.

* Eligibility criteria applies. See course details to check if you meet the requirements for funding.

Virtual reality experience: Heavy fabrication workshop

Explore the TAFE SA Regency heavy fabrication workshop from the comfort of your couch!

Here you can explore the equipment and facilities used within this operational workshop, including rolls, presses and drills which are all used in the fabrication, forming and shaping of metal products.

View a blue print for a Pot Belly stove project, a video with students doing quality checks, the use of a pedestal drill within this immersive VR experience.

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