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North Metropolitan TAFE offers engineering qualifications in the areas of Civil, Structural, Mechanical, Mechatronics and Technical Engineering. Our courses will help you develop the high level of safety awareness and in-depth technical skills that the industry demands.

As you work on hands on projects, you will be introduced to mechanical, manufacturing and civil engineering concepts using hand tools and measuring techniques. You will study a wide range of disciplines including road, rail and drainage systems, dams, harbours, bridges, buildings and other structures.

Our courses will give you the necessary skills and knowledge in organising and analysing information, computing technology, CAD, drafting, quality assurance, basic fluid power, mechanical design, production scheduling, cost estimating and testing.

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^ 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.
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^ 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.
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State ID: EAB93
Industry Engineering and Mining

2D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set

Use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings

This Skill Set will equip you with the skills needed to use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings for CNC processes in manufacturing.

Use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings

This 2D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set will equip you with the skills needed to use AutoCAD to complete mechanical engineering design drawings for CNC processes in manufacturing.

Successful completion of this skill set will see you achieve 2 units from MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical, North Metropolitan TAFE offers a specialised stream of this qualification, MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)(opens in a new tab)

Skill set
State ID: EAB94
Industry Engineering and Mining

3D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set

Gain 3D drafting skills to work in the Mechancial Engineering Drafting sector

This skill set focuses on creating and displaying 3D CAD models so you'll be well equipped to work in the sector.

Whether you are upskilling or looking for a career change, you'll gain 3D drafting skills to work in the Mechancial Engineering Drafting sector

North Metropolitan TAFE's 3D Mechanical Engineering Drafting Skill Set focuses on creating and displaying 3D CAD models so you'll be well equipped to work in the sector.

Successful completion of this skill set will see you achieve 2 units from MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical, North Metropolitan TAFE offers a specialised stream of this qualification, MEM50212 Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)

 

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MHF-V1306
Industry Engineering and Mining

Blacksmithing/Metal Sculpture Welding

Turn scrap metal into works of art

Work with metal in new and different ways. Transform pieces of scrap metal into garden features, abstract pieces and sculptures.

Use your creativity to turn scrap metal into works of art

Enrol in North Metropolitan TAFE's metal sculpture welding course and you'll learn how to work with metal in new and different ways. You'll get the skills you need to transform pieces of scrap metal into garden features, abstract pieces and sculptures.

You will receive instruction in the safe use of tools and basic welding/metal forming techniques.

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt. You will also be required to supply your own long welding gloves, CLEAR face shield (for grinding) and Welding Helmet (can be Dual Shield).

Short course
National ID: 52724WA
State ID: 3745
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Advanced Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

Advance your skills in the design and drafting of engineering plans to Australian and New Zealand standards

On completion of this course you could be working on projects ranging from skyscrapers to intricate road designs, locally, interstate or even overseas. You'll learn a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs.

Want to work on international engineering projects?

Gain advanced skills in the design and drafting of engineering plans to Australian and New Zealand standards and you could be working on local, interstate or international engineering projects.

This comprehensive qualification in civil and structural engineering could see you working on projects ranging from skyscrapers to intricate road designs.

This course will extend your study of the design and construction of civil works like dams, structures and pipe networks that is covered in the Diploma course.

While the emphasis is on producing working drawings for civil works which are used to communicate the engineers designs to the workers involved in constructing the works, you can participate more in the design decisions that are made.

You will learn a range of engineering drafting standards and receive exposure to CAD programs selected from autocad, Revit and 12D. You will extend your ability to address technical issues beyond what is achieved in the Diploma course.

Advanced Diploma
National ID: 52725WA
State ID: 3746
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Diploma of Civil and Structural Engineering

Gain the skills you need to begin or advance your career in civil engineering

Opportunities for strong career growth

You'll gain the skills you need to begin or advance your career in civil engineering with this Diploma course.

This course is aimed at school leavers, graduates of the Certificate III in Engineering - Technical, those wishing to gain employment in the field of Civil and Structural Engineering, and as trainee drafters.

You will be taught engineering drafting standards AS1100 and gain exposure to CAD packages selected from AutoCAD, Revit and 12D.

Students will be introduced to sustainability principles and produce civil construction drawings as part of their assessment.

 

Diploma
National ID: MEM40105
State ID: WB58
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate IV in Engineering (Computer Numerical Control)

Gain the skills to advance your career in manufacturing management

This post trade qualification will give you specialist skills in engineering, machining, and manufacturing to progress your career.

Are you looking to design a career in manufacturing?

When you complete the Certificate IV in Engineering (Computer Numerical Control) you'll have specialist skills in engineering, machining, and manufacturing, opening up a career as a manufacturing supervisor, production manager, or team leader.

You will gain the practical skills and knowledge to set up, program, inspect, and operate NC and CNC machines.

This is a post trade qualification.

Certificate IV
National ID: MEM40105
State ID: WT44
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power)

Hydraulics is a vast and diverse industry

This post-trade qualification will give you specialist skills in hydraulic systems to work as a hydraulic fitter or technician, systems designer, or equipment salesperson. You'll gain skills to safely analyse, inspect, and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic systems, maintain fluid power controls, and monitor equipment condition.

Hydraulics is a vast and diverse industry

This post trade qualification will give you specialist skills in hydraulic systems to work as a hydraulic fitter or technician, systems designer, or equipment salesperson.
By completing this Certificate IV in Engineering (Fluid Power) you'll gain skills to safely analyse, inspect, and maintain hydraulic and pneumatic systems, maintain fluid power controls, and monitor equipment condition.

Certificate IV
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA50
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Give yourself a head start in gaining a heavy fabrication apprenticeship

You'll gain skills in using to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade and learn to operate heavy fabrication equipment.

Are you looking to apply new technologies to a traditional trade?

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate heavy fabrication equipment such as guillotines, metal rolls and brake presses. You will also be exposed to different welding and thermal cutting processes. You will receive instruction in the safe use of hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

Graduates can continue their studies in a metal fabrication apprenticeship. Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.

Our pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer-controlled metal plate cutting equipment.

Certificate II
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA52
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate II in Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

Give yourself a better chance of gaining a light fabrication apprenticeship

Work in domestic or commercial settings making roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards, or hospitality equipment.

Gain the heavy-duty qualification you need for a job in the metal trades

If you enjoy working with your hands, are physically fit and able to visualise how an object should look from a drawing, you may have the aptitude for working as a fabricator. Fabricators work in either a domestic or commercial setting making roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards, hospitality equipment such as range hoods and benchtops; and you may specialise in stainless steel custom fabrication using the latest welding and polishing processes.

Once qualified you may find work in a broad range of industries including, rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.

Many employers now prefer apprentices to have completed a pre-apprenticeship and this course will give you a better chance of gaining an apprenticeship and a flying start in learning a trade.

 

Certificate II
National ID: MEM20105
State ID: AA49
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship)

Make and fix all things mechanical

This course will help you to obtain a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship that includes making machines, parts, and tools.

This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical Fitter and Machinist Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll greatly improve your chance of getting a mechanical fitting or machinist apprenticeship in industries such as rail transport infrastructure and maintenance, mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to be able to operate lathes and milling and drilling machines, make and assemble components, safely use hand and power tools, be able to read measuring tools, read and interpret engineering  drawings, and operate in an engineering workplace observing health and safety guidelines.

 
Certificate II
National ID: MEM50105
State ID: W247
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade

Are you ready for an advanced engineering career?

This post trade qualification has a focus on fluid power that would benefit mechanical fitters and fitter machinists.

Are you ready for an advanced engineering career?

When you complete the Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade you'll have specialist skills in hydraulic systems careers, as a technical specialist, supervisor, or advanced tradesperson.

NMTAFE's Diploma of Engineering - Advanced Trade provides you with a specialisation in the field of Fluid Power which would be of benefit to any qualified tradesperson who is a mechanical fitter or fitter machinist.

This is a post trade qualification. You must be able to produce current certificate III, trade papers, qualifications, or equivalent to study.

Diploma
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: WT77
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH)

Forge a career in heavy metal fabrication

Our heavy fabrication apprenticeship course will teach you to safely manipulate metal and create objects using a variety of welding techniques, thermal cutting, workshop machines, and hand and power tools.

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.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30305
State ID: WT78
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light Yc)

Well appointed workshops and expert lecturers will help you to succeed in fabrication

This apprenticeship course will teach you to safely create light metal fabrications such as roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards and hospitality equipment such as range hoods and bench tops.

Our well appointed workshops and expert lecturers will give you the skills you need to succeed in fabrication

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) you'll be looking at a trades career as a sheet metal worker or roof plumber in industries such as mining or construction.

You will gain the skills and knowledge to use workshop machines, and hand and power tools safely to create and work with light metal fabrications such as roofing products, air-conditioning ducts, electrical switchboards and hospitality equipment such as range hoods and bench tops.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) is an apprenticeship, you must be employed in a training contract with an appropriate organisation to study this qualification.  Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT83
Industry Engineering and Mining
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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB)

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

This apprenticeship course will prepare you to make machines, parts, and tools; and work with pumps and hydraulics.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB) is an apprenticeship. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT84
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machinist Metal Zi)

Learn to create metal tools, parts and machines

Complete this apprenticeship course and you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist in industries such as mining, automotive, hydraulics or manufacturing.

Learn to create metal tools, parts and machines

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machinist Metal Zi) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, machinist (first class) or machinist CNC in industries such as mining, automotive, hydraulics or manufacturing.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Machinist Metal Zi) is an apprenticeship. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30205
State ID: WT86
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)

A trades career making and fixing all things mechanical

This apprenticeship course will prepare you to work with pumps and hydraulics, pneumatic systems, mechanical drives and transmissions.

Are you looking for a career making and fixing all things mechanical?

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) you'll be looking at a trades career as a metal machinist, mechanical fitter, metal plater or plant mechanic in industries such as mining, automotive, or hydraulics.

The Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA) is an apprenticeship. Please see the Apprenticeships section for more information.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM30505
State ID: W240
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate III in Engineering - Technical

An introduction to general engineering concepts

During this course you'll become familiar with computer aided drafting packages, how to set out engineering drawings and gain an understanding of how drawings are transformed into buildings and manufactured items.

An introduction to the work performed by engineering associates assisting professional engineers

In 20 weeks with us, you'll become familiar with CAD packages and how to set out engineering drawings according to Australian Standards.

You will participate in hands on workshop projects that will introduce you to general engineering concepts which are essential for diploma level engineering courses.

These projects will help you develop your understanding of how drawings are transformed into buildings and manufactured items.

 

Certificate III
National ID: MEM50212
State ID: WB84
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)

Mechanical engineering is applied across a wide variety of employment areas

This course will teach you to produce engineering drawings and create 3D models using computer aided drafting. You will learn to set up basic hydraulic circuits, apply technical mathematics and coordinate engineering projects.

Gear up for a career in engineering

This course will provide you with the practical skills and knowledge in electrical machinery, mechanical principles and mechanical equipment to produce drawings for design specifications.

Mechanical engineering is applied across a wide variety of employment areas including:

  • Mining and mineral processing
  • Manufacturing
  • Oil and gas industry
  • Automotive industry
  • Aviation and shipbuilding industries
  • Electrical power generation and distribution
  • Road and rail transport
  • Defence
  • Agriculture, fishing and food processing

The Diploma of Engineering - Technical (Mechanical)  is geared toward mechanical design but does have some electrical, electronics and programming content.

Diploma
State ID: EAC42
Industry Engineering and Mining

First Steps in Engineering Drafting

An introduction to a career in engineering or engineering drafting

This course is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students. Learn about computer aided design (CAD), technical drawings, free hand sketches, and engineering measurements.

This skill set is for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students.

An introduction to a career in engineering drafting

In this skill set you'll learn about computer aided design (CAD), technical drawings, free hand sketches, and engineering measurements. There will be guest lecturers and you will undertake a practical work placement where you will learn on the job and be able to put the skills and knowledge you have learned into practice.

After successfully completing First Steps in Engineering Drafting you can continue your studies, as the units will provide credit towards MEM30505 Certificate III in Engineering - Technical.

Selected students will be given the opportunity of paid work experience at renowned Civil and Structural Design Engineering firm, BG&E’S Perth office where they will be able to put new skills and knowledge into practice. See BG&E flyer (1 MB) (PDF document).

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This skill set will be FREE for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students who are successful in gaining a place.

Register your interest via email

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MHF-V1323
Industry Engineering and Mining

Flux Core Arc Welding

Learn professional techniques on steel

Use the FCAW welding process to be able to manufacture and assemble your projects at home.

Learn professional techniques on steel with our Flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) course

You'll be trained in the use of the FCAW welding process to be able to manufacture and assemble your projects at home.

Begin by gaining the skills to recognise hazards and use welding equipment safely and learn about welding terminology and defects. You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique and the opportunity to develop your FCAW skills over the duration of the course.

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt. You will also be required to supply your own long welding gloves, CLEAR face shield (for grinding) and Welding Helmet (can be Dual Shield).

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MFM-V1261
Industry Engineering and Mining

Foundry basic - Metal casting

Produce sculptures, ornaments and other metal cast creations

Learn how to safely cast and mould metals using sand and chemical equipment.

If you have always wanted to produce a sculpture, ornament or some other metal cast creation, North Metropolitan TAFE's Foundry basic short course will give you the skills to do just that.

The course will cover:

  • Safe use of sand moulding and chemicals and equipment
  • Basic metallurgy of cast metals
  • Pattern tooling for sand moulds
  • Sand moulding and casting essentials
Short course
National ID: 22519VIC
State ID: AB84
Industry Engineering and Mining
Half price^

Certificate IV in Integrated Technologies (Robotics Control Systems)

Get involved in the industries of the future.

Integrated technology is the coming together of various technologies that were previously stand alone, into new and innovative integrated applications.

Integrated technology is the coming together of various technologies that were previously stand alone, into new and innovative integrated applications.

The impact of the application of integrated technologies is being increasingly felt within a range of industry areas such as mining, engineering, electrical, electronic, information technology and manufacturing industries. The technology used by these industries range from traditional electronics, hardware platform, networking automation, fibre internet connectivity.
Technicians who work in Industry 4.0 sectors are required to be skilled in multiple disciplines.

To be able to competently repair and maintain equipment you will need knowledge and skills in the following areas:

Networking – Including both wireless and cabled networks that incorporates the principles of cyber security

Data Collection and Predictive Analysis.

Electronics – You may be required to repair and fault-find sensitive electric equipment

Electrical – You will need to be able to understand the electrical concepts incorporating safety and licensing issues

Mechatronics – You'll have to have an understanding of the equipment that is used in the automatic processing and manufacture of products

Auto control - Repair and maintenance of automatic control systems whether they are physical devices on site or control provided by online via the industrial internet of things will also be a required skill

Robotics – You will need to be able to program and repair robotic equipment

Graduates of the course will be able to seek employment as service technicians capable of operating, installing and repairing a wide variety of equipment and includes the “Industrial Internet of Things” (IIoT).

 
Certificate IV
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MHF-V1321
Industry Engineering and Mining

MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas)

Use the gas metal arc welding process to manufacture and assemble projects at home

Learn about welding terminology and defects, receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique and the opportunity to develop your GMAW skills.

Learn professional techniques on steel

Come along to our metal inert gas (MIG) welding course and learn how to use the gas metal arc welding (GMAW) process to manufacture and assemble your projects at home.

Begin by gaining the skills to recognise hazards and use welding equipment safely and learn about welding terminology and defects. You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique and the opportunity to develop your GMAW skills over the duration of the course.

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt. You will also be required to supply your own long welding gloves, CLEAR face shield (for grinding) and Welding Helmet (can be Dual Shield).

Short course
State ID: EAB51
Industry Engineering and Mining
Online

PID Skill Set

Instrumentation Technicians work in many sectors including oil and gas, mining, minerals processing and associated industries.

This PID skill set will equip you with the skills needed for the set up, adjustment and tuning of control loops

Instrumentation Technicians work in many sectors including oil and gas, mining, minerals processing and associated industries.

This PID (proportional integral derivative) skill set will equip you with the skills needed for the set up, adjustment and tuning of control loops. While it is highly recommended that you have completed UEE40411 Certifcate IV in Electrical - Instrumentation prior to doing this skill set, it is possible to enrol in both concurrently and North Metrolpolitan TAFE will help you manage the order of completion of subjects so that you can achieve the pre-requisite units before commencing this PID program. 

For further information, please contact instrumentation@nmtafe.wa.edu.au

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MES-V1384
Industry Engineering and Mining

Radio Communications for Industry

Do you work in the mining, oil and gas industry?

You'll benefit from this workshop if you are involved in SCADA, instrumentation, process control and other control/monitoring systems roles.

This course is aimed at personnel in the mining, oil & gas industry, and in both public and private defence and security sectors.

You'll benefit from this workshop if you are involved in SCADA, instrumentation, process control and other control/monitoring systems roles such as:  

  • Instrumentation technician/Instrumentation and control engineers
  • Electronic technicians
  • Electrical engineers
  • Process development engineers/Process control engineers
  • Control systems sales/applications engineers
  • Consulting or Design engineers
  • Maintenance supervisors
  • Project engineers

 

Short course
State ID: EAC48
Industry Engineering and Mining

Robotics Control Systems - Introduction Skill Set

From programming to using a robotic arm, learn the basics of robotics control systems

Gain the skills to configure and use a basic robotic system

Gain the skills to configure and use a basic robotic system

You'll gain the knowledge and skills needed to configure and program a basic robotic system, including typical tasks for robotics system operation like pick up and place, motion and navigation.

Your knowledge of code development will cover testing code and producing code to control robotics systems. Use and test the Universal Robots UR3e robot arm, a smaller version of the widely used industry standard UR16e.

You'll be guided through building and programming a small 6 axis robot arm using Python language.

Skill set
State ID: EAB95
Industry Engineering and Mining

Steel Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil and Structural)

Gain, upskill, improve skills in Steel Design and Drafting

This skill set will help you further develop current skills in steel design and drafting for Civil Engineering, or improve and consolidate CAD skills for steel design drafting.

Gain, upskill, improve skills in Steel Design and Drafting 

The training provided in this skill set will help you upskill current skills in steel design and drafting for Civil Engineering, or improve and consolidate CAD skills for steel design drafting learned during your university course or gain new skills needed for redeployment within your organisation.

Gain these skills:

  • 3D modelling
  • Drafting and designing in civil engineering industry

You may also like to consider study in the Concrete Design and Drafting Skill Set (Civil & Structural)(opens in a new tab)

Skill set
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MHF-V1284
Industry Engineering and Mining

Stick welding (MMAW)

Learn how to use the manual metal arc welding process to manufacture and assemble your projects at home

Receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique and the opportunity to develop your MMAW skills.

Come along to our Stick Welding course and learn professional techniques on steel

Learn how to use the manual metal arc welding (MMAW) process to manufacture and assemble your projects at home.

Begin by gaining the skills to recognise hazards and use welding equipment safely and learn about  welding terminology and defects. You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique and the opportunity to develop your MMAW skills over the duration of the course.

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt. You will also be required to supply your own long welding gloves, CLEAR face shield (for grinding) and Welding Helmet (can be Dual Shield).

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MHF-V1259
Industry Engineering and Mining

TIG welding (Tungsten Inert Gas)

Enhance your existing welding skills or learn new techniques

Gain professional techniques to work with a variety of ferrous and non ferrous materials to manufacture projects in carbon steel, aluminium and stainless steel.

Enhance your existing welding skills or learn new techniques

North Metropolitan TAFE offers courses to train you in the use of TIG or gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) processes. You'll gain professional techniques to work with a variety of ferrous and non ferrous materials so you can manufacture and assemble projects in carbon steel, aluminium and stainless steel.

You'll start with recognising hazards, the safe use of the welding equipment and welding terminology and defects.  You will receive demonstrations and guidance on correct technique to develop your skills. 

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing/equipment at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long drill cotton pants and cotton drill long sleeve shirt. You will also be required to supply your own TIG welding gloves, CLEAR face shield (for grinding) and Welding Helmet (can be Dual Shield).

Short course
National ID: SC
State ID: SC-MHF-V1236
Industry Engineering and Mining

Welding For Beginners

Get to grips with welding

Gain an introduction to welding, including safety and workshop procedures.

Get to grips with welding

Our Welding for Beginners short course will give you an introduction to welding, including safety and workshop procedures.

You'll get a handle on the use of welding equipment such as Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW), oxy cutting and oxy welding in our fully equipped Midland workshop. You'll learn the skills you need to complete basic welding and gas cutting tasks.

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times which includes steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long pants and cotton drill shirt. You will also be required to supply your own long welding gloves, TIG welding gloves, CLEAR face shield (for grinding) and Welding Helmet (can be Dual Shield).

Short course
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