This qualification defines the skills and knowledge required of an engineering tradesperson - fabrication within metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries. The qualification has been specifically developed to meet the needs of apprentices in the above trade. The qualification packaging has been developed on an assumption that competency will be developed through an integrated combination of on and off-the-job learning strategies such as those delivered through a formal apprenticeship. The qualification may also be achieved through formal skills recognition assessment processes.
The skills associated with this qualification are intended to apply to a wide range of fabrication work, including undertaking metal fabrication, structural steel erection, sheetmetal work, welding, blacksmithing and surface finishing.
Students wishing to undertake a Traineeship, or an Apprenticeship must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. To find out more regarding Traineeships and apprenticeships click here.
This qualification is usually delivered as block release mode where you will be required to attend class over five consecutive days multiple times throughout your apprenticeship.
Notification of required attendance will be issued via callup email to the apprentice and employer
This timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.
- A4 File
- A4 Lined notebook
- Black pens
- Pencil / Eraser
Dress requirements / PPE
- Enclosed steel capped safety boots - Heavy leather uppers and heavy-duty soles
- Long heavy cotton drill trousers and cotton drill shirt
- Safety glasses must meet Australian Safety Standards
- Disposable earplugs, gloves and dust masks will be supplied, where required.
- Long hair must be tied-up or contained.