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Trimming and Manufactured Textiles

North Metropolitan TAFE is now offering training in automotive and marine trimming technology, flooring technology, manufactured textile products, upholstery, and timber and composites machining.

If you are interested in working in these specialised trades, North Metropolitan TAFE has the relevant industry industry-led training to give you the skills you need.

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AUR32316 BAG4 Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga
bag4, aur32316, O000000, o000007, q000000, q000018, sail making, upholster, fabric, trim, fabric, leather, vinyl, vehicle, marine craft, boat, marine, automotive,

Get the skills to be a qualified Automotive and Marine Trimmer

Studying this course will provide you with the knowledge and training to manufacture, repair and maintain trim components of a range of motor vehicles, marine craft, recreational and other vehicles in the automotive industry.

The Certificate III in Automotive and Marine Trimming Technology is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Select trim and fabric materials
  • Remove, fabricate and replace automotive and marine trim components
  • Select and apply adhesives in automotive and marine service and repair work
  • Construct automotive and marine trim components through sewing
  • Carry out repairs and alterations to automotive and marine trim
  • Follow safe working practices, environmental and sustainability best practice in the workplace
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy practical and manual activities
  • Good hand-eye coordination and able to work neatly and accurately
  • Able to solve problems
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Normal colour vision

 

MST30216 BDG2 Manufactured Textile Products
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga

From cafe blinds to yacht sails this course covers a wide variety of textiles manufacturing

When you undertake the Certificate III in Manufactured Textile Products you will develop the skills and knowledge required to work with a wide variety of textile materials such as canvas, acrylic and PVC. You will also learn how to set up and maintain your machinery and equipment and how to fabricate and install automotive and marine frames, canopies and side curtains.

Opportunities to manufacture and install or repair a wide range of commercial and/or household textile goods such as commercial drapes, yacht sails, shade sails for architectural beauty and shade purposes, tarpaulins, tents, car and boat covers, café blinds, outdoor blinds and awnings etc are waiting for you if you pursue this career.

Gain these skills
  • Design, measure and cut textiles
  • Hand and machine sewing
  • Weld textiles using high frequency welders in order to manufacture both indoor and outdoor products
Is this course right for me?

You need to have a passion and understanding for the great outdoors as this industry makes one of the biggest contributions to people’s comfort and lifestyles.

MSF30313 J749 Timber and Composites Machining
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga
 Q000000, Q000017, timber, furniture, cabinetry, timber machining, composites, CNC machining, windows, doors, furnishing, flat panels,

Get into the timber machining industry

This course will provide you with the opportunity to develop the skills and knowledge to perform timber and composites machining for the manufacture of furniture, built in and freestanding cabinetry and other timber components. You will utilise a range of static machinery as well as specialist computer numerically controlled (CNC) machinery to manufacture components as specified in working drawings and cutting lists. You will also gain the fundamental knowledge required to perform machine set up, operational maintenance and basic troubleshooting.

The Certificate III in Timber and Composites Machining is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • CNC machine set up
  • Use hand tools
  • Knowledge of the materials used in manufacturing
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An interest in practical and manual skills
  • Able to undertake precise and exact work
  • Problem-solving skills and an eye for detail
  • Able to undertake strict safety requirements
MSF30713 J735 Upholstery
Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga
Q000018, Q000000, upholstery, furniture, chairs, leather, fabric, sofas, cushions, recovering, stools

Consider a creative career in upholstery

This course will give you the skills and knowledge to carry out upholstery work, including dismantling and reassembling furniture.

The Certificate III in Upholstery is an apprenticeship, please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Gain these skills
  • Select, cut, sew and fit fabric and leather upholstery
  • Produce loose covers
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Enjoy practical and manual work
  • Able to work neatly and accurately
  • Have an interest in furniture
  • Comfortable working in a physical environment

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Page last updated September 07, 2018