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.
Be part of the marine or automotive industries as a qualified Automotive and Marine Trimmer.This apprenticeship will equip you to design, construct, repair and alter marine and automotive trim components working on a range of land and marine vehicles.
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 the skills to work with a broad range of textile materials including canvas, acrylic and PVCThis course covers a wide variety of textiles manufacturing, from cafe blinds to yacht sails. You will learn to design, measure and cut textiles, hand and machine sew, as well as welding textiles using high frequency welders to manufacture both indoor and outdoor products.
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.
Get into the timber machining industryThis apprenticeship will give you the skills to perform timber and composites machining for the manufacture of furniture, cabinetry and other timber components.
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.
Create new masterpieces and return old furniture to its former gloryIn this apprenticeship course you'll learn to dismantle and reassemble furniture; select, cut, sew and fit fabric and leather upholstery materials; and produce loose covers.
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.