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MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH)

National ID: MEM30305 State ID: WT77
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This qualification will provide you with trade level practical skills and knowledge in fabrication and welding, using industry standard technologies and techniques. You will learn skills in using tools, measuring and calculating, technical drawing, load shifting, thermal cutting, using forging and casting equipment, and advanced welding to trade standard. (NB. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice/trainee before you can undertake this course). This course may also be available through Recognition of Prior Learning to eligible applicants.

This course is an apprenticeship:  you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study. To find out more regarding apprenticeships click here.

Study modes and durations differ depending on your local campus. Please check with your local campus for more information.

South Regional TAFE is transitioning this qualification to the new training package in 2022. Students will be enrolled into the new units developed to meet current and future industry needs.


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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School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

This qualification reflects the role of individuals who perform a broad range of fabrication and welding tasks in the engineering industry.

Students successful in this qualfication, may seek further certification against AS1796 (CODED Welding; available at SR TAFE as a short course). CODED welding can then be used toward:

• pathway to completing Cert IV in Engineering

• WTIA (Welding Technology Institute of Australia) certification

Study options and next steps

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Semester 1

Duration 6 Semesters
When Semester 1
Where Bunbury
How Apprenticeship - Classroom

Available Semester 1 & Semester 2

Duration 6 Semesters
When Available Semester 1 & Semester 2
Where Albany
How Apprenticeship - Classroom

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