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Learn the skills to be a metal fabrication or welder to work in a diverse range of industries including mining, agriculture, transport and manufacturing.

National ID State ID Title Qualification level Study mode Campus
EAB25 Advanced Welding - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Skill Set Skill set On campus
Midland
AS1796, GTAW, MMAW, welding, pipe welding, coded welding, industry standards, pipe, heavy fabrication, boilermaker, boilie, boily, tradie, fabricator, AS1796

Gain advanced skills in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

If you work as a boilermaker, welder or tradesperson in the Heavy Fabrication industry, this skill set will enhance your skills in advanced Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. This course is designed to build your skills and knowledge in preparation to enrol in the Weld to code - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process Skill Set.

The skill set consists of theory and workshop practice and will be delivered one evening a week for 10 weeks, on a Tuesday from 5:30 - 9:00pm.

EAB24 Advanced Welding - Manual Metal Arc Welding Skill Set Skill set On campus
Midland
AS1796, GTAW, MMAW, welding, pipe welding, coded welding, industry standards, pipe, heavy fabrication, boliermaker, boilie, boily, tradie, fabricator,

Gain advanced skills in Manual Metal Arc Welding

If you work as a boilermaker, welder or tradesperson in the Heavy Fabrication industry, this skill set will enhance your skills in advanced Manual Metal Arc Welding. This course is designed to build your skills and knowledge in preparation to enrol in the Weld to Code - Manual Metal Arc Welding Process Skill Set.

The skill set consists of theory and workshop practice and will be delivered one evening a week for 10 weeks, on a Thursday from 5:30 - 9:00pm.

SC-MHF-V1306 Blacksmithing/Metal Sculpture Welding Short course On campus
Midland
Garden features, abstract, pieces, sculptures, art short course, welding, metal, NMT16068, V1242

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 at all times which include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long pants and cotton drill shirt.

MEM20105 AA50 Engineering (Heavy Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On campus
Clarkson
Midland
U000000, U000002, TAFEADM, Fabrication, Welding, Metal, engineering, Metal Fabrication, aa50, mem20105, TAFE02, Engineering and Mining, Fabrication, wc28, YY000000, fitter, boilermaker, boilie,

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, 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.

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

Gain these skills
  • Cut, shape, join and finish metal to make, maintain or repair metal products and structures
  • Measure, calculate, and use tools
  • Draw and interpret sketches
  • Mechanical and thermal cutting, gouging and arc welding
  • Work health and safety requirements
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

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

 

 

MEM20105 AA52 Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship) Certificate II On campus
Midland
Mechanical, Vehicle, Servicing, Heavy, Road, Transport, plant, truck, bus, mechanic, U000000, U000002, TAFE02, Engineering and Mining, Fabrication, aa52, TAFEADM, mem20105, YY000000

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.

Gain these skills
  • Working from detailed drawings/ plans to specification
  • Use hand tools, power tools and machines to shape, cut, and bend metals
  • Assemble parts and structures by welding, bolting or riveting
  • Use welding and cutting equipment, including manual metal arc, gas metal arc, gas tungsten arc, oxy fuel gas cutting plant, oxy-acetylene welding plant, plasma cutting plant and spot welder
  • Finish products by cleaning, polishing, filing
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Comfortable working in a physical environment
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Interested in computer programmable machinery
  • Enjoy technical activities
  • Able to work individually and/or in a team

 

MEM30305 WT77 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Heavy/Welding YH) Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Midland
Fabrication Heavy/Welding, Welding, Power tools, Interpret Technical drawing, Manual Metal arc welding, Flux core arc welding, Gas metal arc welding, Tungsten arc welding, TAFE02, Metal Fabrication, metal, fabrication, engineering, casting, moulding, wt77, mem30305, forging, welding, arc, apprenticeship, u000000, u000002, boiler, boilermaker, fabricator,

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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.

Gain these skills
  • Use workshop machines and hand and power tools
  • Metal, gas, flux core, tungsten, arc welding
  • Thermal cutting
  • Measuring
  • Technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety.
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

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

 

MEM30305 WT78 Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light YC) Certificate III Apprenticeship
On campus
Midland
Engineering, fabrication, light, YC, systems, procedures, technology, computations, measurements, manufacturing, mathematical, welding, components, mechanical cutting, technical drawing, geometric, metal arc welding, tungsten, oxy acetylene, power tools, hand tools, processes, TAFE02,  Metal Fabrication, metal, engineering, sheet metal, sheetmetal, light, wt78, mem30305, u000000, u000002, sheet metal worker, metalworker, roof plumber, patternmaker, tradie

lfls-logo-100x40.png This qualification is part of the Lower fees, local skills program where you'll pay only half of the standard course fees.

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.

Gain these skills
  • Sheet and plate assembly
  • Tungsten arc welding
  • Silver soldering
  • Thermal cutting
  • Measuring
  • Technical drawing
  • Workplace health and safety
Is this course right for me?

I have the following attributes:

  • Physically fit
  • Good hand-eye coordination
  • Interested in computer programmable machinery
  • Enjoy metal work and technical activities
  • Able to work individually and/or in a team

 

SC-MHF-V1323 Flux Core Arc Welding Short course On campus
Midland
V1286, U000000, U000001, U000002, FCAW, welding, short course, YY000001, NMT16081, short course, flux-cored

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.

SC-MFM-V1261 Foundry basic - Metal casting Short course On campus
Midland
V1240, Short course, sculpture, metal, casting, ornament, u000000, u000001, u000002, q000011, foundry, NMT16063

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

 

 

SC-MHF-V1321 MIG Welding (Metal Inert Gas) Short course On campus
Midland
V1285, U000000, U000001, U000002, Mig, welding, YY000001, NMT16082, short course, metal, inert, gas,

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.

SC-MFM-V1234 Metal machining for beginners Short course On campus
Midland
U000000, U000001, U000002, U000003, U000004, U000006, short course, milling, grinders, lathes, q000011, machining, metal, NMT16067

Practical skills in basic machining

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.

Dress requirements

You will be required to wear personal protective clothing at all times which include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long pants and cotton drill shirt.

 

 

SC-MHF-V1284 Stick welding (MMAW) Short course On campus
Midland

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.

SC-MHF-V1259 TIG welding (Tungsten Inert Gas) Short course On campus
Midland
V1259, U000000, U000001, U000002, TIG, GTAW, welding, short course, YY000001, NMT16075, short course, metal

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. o

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.

EAB20 Weld to Code - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process Skill Set Skill set On campus
Midland
AS1796, GTAW, MMAW, welding, pipe welding, coded welding, industry standards, pipe, heavy fabrication, boliermaker, boilie, boily, tradie, fabricator,

Enhance your skills in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

If you work as a boilermaker, welder or tradesperson in the Heavy Fabrication industry, this skill set will enhance your skills in Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. This course is designed to your build skills and knowledge level in preparation to sit the Weld to code examination to AS1796 level.

The skill set consists of theory and workshop practice and will be delivered one evening a week, Wednesdays, from 5:30 - 9:00pm.

EAB19 Weld to Code - Manual Metal Arc Welding Process Skill Set Skill set On campus
Midland
AS1796, GTAW, MMAW, welding, pipe welding, coded welding, industry standards, pipe, heavy fabrication, boliermaker, boilie, boily, tradie, fabricator,

Enhance your skills in Manual Metal Arc Welding

If you work as a boilermaker, welder or tradesperson in the Heavy Fabrication industry, this skill set will enhance your skills in Manual Metal Arc Welding. This course is designed to build your skills and knowledge level in preparation to sit the Weld to code examination to AS1796 level.

The skill set consists of theory and workshop practice and will be delivered one evening a week, Wednesdays from 5:30 - 9:00pm.

SC-MHF-V1236 Welding For Beginners Short course On campus
Midland

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 include steel capped safety boots, clear safety glasses, long pants and cotton drill shirt.

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Being able to learn how to select, install, set up, test, fault-find, repair and maintain electrical systems and equipment in buildings and premises requires a very specific and complex skillset, which is why qualified and trained people in this industry are always in demand.

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Our courses will see you ready to read and interpret plans
and specifications, apply basic leveling procedures, carry out measurements and calculations, handle and prepare materials, and use appropriate tools and equipment. 

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