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

National ID: MEM30305 State ID: WT77
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Forge a career in heavy metal fabrication

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) 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.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.


This qualification is directly aligned with priority industry areas where jobs are today, and into the future. As part of the state government Lower fees, local skills program, through to 31 December 2025 you'll only pay half the tuition fees (plus resource fee) capped at $1,200; or $400 if you're aged 15—24 or eligible for a concession.

^ You will pay half price for the tuition fees on the Lower fees, local skills qualifications, however other fees may apply such as Resource fees that are specific to your course. For full details see our Half price courses page.

  • Use workshop machines and hand and power tools
  • Metal, gas, flux core, tungsten, arc welding
  • Thermal cutting
  • Measuring
  • Technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety.

I have the following attributes:

  • Physical strength and fitness
  • An eye for detail, patience and accuracy
  • Technical and mechanical aptitude
  • Problem-solving skills
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

You must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study.

Other job titles may include:

  • Metal Template Maker
  • Structural Steel Trades Worker
  • Pressure Welder
  • Welder (First Class)

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

Post trade studies

Study options and next steps

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Semester 2, 2022

Midland - Apprenticeship

Duration 7 Semesters
When Semester 2, 2022
Where Midland
How Apprenticeship
Course fee
Tuition fee* Resource fee Total fee
General $1,200.00 $1,270.00 $2,470.00
Concession $400.00 $1,270.00 $1,670.00

Half price fees

The Lower fees, local skills (half price) discount and fee caps have already been applied to the Tuition fees displayed above.  Please note that fee caps only apply to the calendar year, so multi-semester courses across more than one calendar year may have a higher fee. See the Half price courses page for more details.

Lower fees, local skills are available to residents of Western Australia, and temporary residents holding certain visa types.  They are not available for people living outside of Western Australia, or international students.  Full eligibility details are available on our Half price courses page.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.
T  1300 300 822


*Fee disclaimers

The fees quoted are estimates only and are for the entire course for students enrolling on a full-time basis in 2022. Please view the full list of Fee disclaimers.

Please note fees listed include all units required to gain this qualification.  If you're a continuing student and have successfully completed a lower-level qualification that is a prerequisite for this course, you'll only pay for the units that you need to enrol in, to complete this course.

Enquiries regarding fees can be made by calling us.

T 1300 300 822

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