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MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding)

National ID: MEM30319 State ID: AD61
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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.

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding) you'll be looking at a trades career as a boilermaker, welder, or fabricator in industries such as mining or construction.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to create and work with metal fabrications, using workshop tools and equipment and various welding techniques.

South Regional TAFE is transitioning this qualification to the new training package in 2024. Students will be enrolled into the new units developed to meet current and future industry needs. Fees may vary for courses transitioning to the new training package. 


This course is part of the Lower fees, local skills initiative. From 1 January 2020 through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the course fees, capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession, plus resource fees and other fees that may apply to your course.

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    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.

    Full Time

    This qualification is usually offered as day release mode, one day per week for the duration of each semester.


    Day release


    Day release

    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.

    Stationery Requirements
    • A4 Lines notebook
    • Black pens
    • Pencil / Eraser
    • Calculator
    • USB
    • Kent 8004 Compass set
    • 60° set square
    • 45° set square
    • 30° set square
    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
    • Long hair must be tied-up or contained.
    • Suitable welding helmet
    • Welding gloves
    • Riggers gloves
    • No jewellery to be worn in the workshop
    Book Requirements
    • A book list will be provided at the commencement of your course, and you will be required to purchase resource books across the duration of your course.

    Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations.

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    Study options and next steps

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    All year round

    When All year round
    Where Albany
    How Apprenticeship - Classroom
    When All year round
    Where Bunbury
    How Apprenticeship - Classroom