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Metal Fabrication

Metal machining for beginners

State ID: SC-MFM-V1234

Gain practical skills in basic machining on lathes, milling machines and ancillary machines such as pedestal drills and grinders by doing North Metropolitan TAFE's Metal machining for beginners course.
You can bring in your own project to complete at our Midland campus workshop, discuss the suitability of your particular project with your lecturer.

Courses are run over five Tuesday evenings, for more information view our flyer.

 

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Introduction to Solidworks

State ID: SC-MFM-V1302

 

SOLIDWORKS is a versatile software package that has a wide range of uses in the workplace and also in many hobbies.
It can be used in small and large applications and across many fields and industries, such as engineering, industrial design, sculpture and architecture.

This short introduction course held at North Metropolitan TAFE's Midland Campus takes you through:

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Tuesday, 22 October 2019 6:00pm - 9:00pm Book now

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You can acquire a variety of skills within furnishing trades.

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National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
MSF31113 J739 Cabinet Making Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga
Q000000, Q000017, Building, glazing, glass, J732, MSF30413, TAFE13, Building and Construction, furniture trades, cabinet, furniture, j739, msf31113, make, maker,

Do you want a trades career making cherished chairs and loved lounges, solid shelves and custom cabinets?

When you complete the Certificate III in Cabinet Making you'll be ready for a career as a furniture maker or cabinet maker.

You will gain the knowledge and skills to work effectively in the furnishing industry and learn to create furniture using using hand and power tools, industrial machinery and CNC processing centres.

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

Gain these skills
  • Produce angled and curved furniture
  • Applying decorative surfaces
  • Selecting timber and preparing surfaces
  • Interpreting plans and measuring and calculating the right amount of materials for the job
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Creative and skilled in practical and manual activities
  • Good at basic mathematical calculations
  • Excellent hand-eye coordination and keen eye for detail
  • No serious breathing problems or allergies to dust

 

MSF30813 J736 Flooring Technology Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Traineeship
Midland
Q000000, Q000017, Q000003, flooring, carpet, concrete, vinyl, timber, furnishing, flooring installer,

Join the flooring technology sector of the furnishing industry.

Get the skills and knowledge required to perform flooring technology tasks, including preparing flooring surfaces, including polished concrete floors; and installing and finishing carpet, resilient, vinyl and timber flooring materials and polished concrete floors.

MSF30113 J729 Furniture Finishing Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Balga
finisher, French, polisher, restoration, restorer, stain,lacquer, varnish, polish, polishes, repair, design, wood, antiques, timber, furniture finisher,

Polish up your skills and gain a career in furniture finishing

Refinishing or refurbishing timber products and furniture can add a sparkle to any new or old build. You'll learn about using environmentally sustainable work practices to make or renew timber products.

This apprenticeship will give you the skills required to become a furniture finisher or worker and experienced furniture finishers have a range of job opportunities open to them.

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

Gain these skills
  • Measure, prepare and finish timber
  • Apply stains, coatings and decorative techniques
  • Interpret plans
  • Estimate and cost jobs
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • An eye for detail
  • Good eye/hand co-ordination
  • A desire to do a precise and thorough job
  • Able to follow established procedures
  • Problem solving skills

 

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
SC-BCB-V1271 Woodwork Introduction Short course On campus
Short course
Balga
V1271, Q000000, woodwork, DIY, timber, furniture, power tools, handyman, woodwork projects, NMT16073

Show off the wood working skills you gain in this short course by building your own small piece of furniture, a coffee table, toy box or bedside cabinet for example. You'll learn how to use many of the hand tools and power tools used by a cabinet maker. During your first week you'll focus on the various power tools used in the trade, learn about their application. The safe use of tools and Workplace Health and Safety will also be covered.

You'll also cover:

  • marking out and cutting timber to size
  • methods of joining and fixing timber using glue, nails, screws and bolts
  • clamping materials together correctly
  • the use of drawer runners and other hardware
  • ornate trims and mouldings

Materials and hardware will be supplied. No previous experience required.

You will need to supply your own personal protective equipment (PPE) including safety glasses, earmuffs or ear plugs, dust mask and closed in footwear.

For more details please view our flyer.

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Certificate II in Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA52

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. Fabrication engineering tradespersons cut, shape, join and finish metal to make, maintain or repair metal products and structures. They may produce moulds or patterns for metal castings, apply coatings and work with a variety of materials.




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Important information

You will complete 2 weeks simulated workplace and 2 weeks in actual workplace.

Other costs for consideration:

  • Personal Protection Equipment kit (approx. $168)

Typical timetable:

  • 3 days per week 
Job opportunities

The successful completion of this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to apply for employment as an apprentice Heavy Fabricator (boilermaker) or Light Fabricator (sheet metal) in the metals and engineering sector. You may also seek employment as a trade’s assistant in this sector. Many employers and Group Employer Schemes contact North Metropolitan TAFE throughout the year with a view to offering apprenticeships to students. Graduates of the Certificate II in Engineering have a greater chance of obtaining an apprenticeship than those without this qualification, because they have the knowledge, skills and competency that employers require.

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Further study

The units covered will also transfer into Mechanical Fitting or Fitter and Machinist trades. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice or trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

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Clarkson - On Campus

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Certificate II in Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA50

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 safely 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: mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling.

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Job opportunities

The successful completion of this qualification provides you with the skills and knowledge to apply for employment as an apprentice Heavy Fabricator (boilermaker) or Light Fabricator (sheet metal) in the metals and engineering sector. You may also seek employment as a trade’s assistant in this sector. Many employers and Group Employer Schemes contact North Metropolitan TAFE throughout the year with a view to offering apprenticeships to students. Graduates of the Certificate II in Engineering have a greater chance of obtaining an apprenticeship than those without this qualification, because they have the knowledge, skills and competency that employers require.

Further study

The units covered will also transfer into Mechanical Fitting or Fitter and Machinist trades. You will need to be employed and registered as an apprentice or trainee before you can commence apprenticeship/traineeship training.

 

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

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Semester 1, 2019

Clarkson - On Campus

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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Fitter and Machinist ZB)

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT83

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

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

You will gain the skills and knowledge to make machines, parts, and tools, work with pumps and hydraulics, using workshop machines, hand and power tools, mills and lathes, arc welding, measuring, technical drawing, and workplace health and safety.

Job opportunities

How to apply

Job opportunities

Fitter-Welder

Fitter and Turner

Metal Machinist

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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On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

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Midland - Apprenticeship

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Duration 7 semester/s
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Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade (Mechanical Fitter ZA)

National ID: MEM30205 | State ID: WT86

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

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

Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Metal Machinist 
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Metal Plater
  • Plant Mechanic 

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

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

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Midland - Apprenticeship

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Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC)

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WT78

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

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.




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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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

Job opportunities

Other job titles may include:

  • Light Metal Fabrication Tradesperson
  • 1st Class Sheet Metal Worker
  • Metal Spinner
  • Sheetmetal Patternmaker

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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Further study

Post trade studies

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

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Midland - Apprenticeship

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

National ID: MEM30305 | State ID: WT77

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

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.




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Entrance Requirements

Job opportunities

Further study

How to apply

Entrance Requirements

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

Job opportunities

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. 

Further study

Post trade studies

How to apply
On campus (full-time)

To apply to study on campus (full-time) through TAFE Admissions please go to tasonline.tafe.wa.edu.au 

Other study types

For all other study types eg part-time or online visit our Apply and Enrol page.

Apprenticeships and traineeships

To commence an apprenticeship or traineeship, you must be employed in a training contract by an appropriate organisation to study, head to our Apprenticeships and traineeships page for more details.

International students

International students should contact www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au 

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Midland - Apprenticeship

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The construction industry is a major sector of the Western Australian workforce and economy, encompassing a 
huge variety of career pathways. North Metropolitan TAFE’s qualifications are closely aligned to building, allowing you to work in a wide range of projects, such as bridge construction and maintenance, pipe laying, road construction and maintenance, road marking, tunnel construction and general civil construction. 

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