Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

Duration Up to 48 months Part Time
National CodeMEM30305
Example Career ProfileMetal Fabricator (Boilermaker)Metal Fabricator (Boilermaker)
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This course is for those employed as an apprentice in the manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. You will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, workplace health and safety, quality procedures systems and planning, engineering measurement, computations and computer technology. Industry-specific skills in welding and boilermaking that are relevant to your current or intended employment will also be taught.


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Employment Outcomes

Employment outcomes related to this qualification are found in a wide variety of manufacturing and engineering related sectors as well as Engineering Tradesperson - Fabrication roles in other industries. Occupational titles that this qualification is suitable for may vary and include metal fabrication tradesperson, boilermaker, 1st class sheet metal worker, 1st class welder, moulder, foundry tradesperson and patternmaker.

Note: Completion of a TAFE SA course does not guarantee an employment outcome. Formal requirements other than educational qualifications (eg licensing, professional registration), may apply to some occupations.

Qualifications & Skills Covered

Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (MEM30305)
Skills covered include engineering measurements, computations, quality systems and procedures, organisation and communication and workplace safety. 12 core units plus elective units.

Note: Students who successfully complete only one or more units of competency but not the full Qualification are eligible to receive a Statement of Attainment.


This course is funded through the Government of South Australia's WorkReady initiative. WorkReady funding for this course is only for a trainee/apprentice with an approved training contract.