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Certificate II in Engineering (Light Fabrication Pre-Apprenticeship)

National ID: MEM20105 | State ID: AA52

 

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.

A fabrication engineering tradesperson may perform the following tasks:

· Examine detailed drawings or specifications to find out job, material and equipment requirements

· Cut, roll, shape, bend, mould, spin, heat or hammer metal products to fabricate parts or sub-assemblies

· Heat and treat metal parts and components

· Set up and/or operate hand and machine tools, welding equipment or computer numerically controlled (CNC) machine.

· Assemble parts and structures by lining up and joining them by welding, bolting or riveting

· Finish products by cleaning, polishing, filing or bathing them in acid solutions, or by applying protective or decorative coatings

Your qualification prepares you for roles such as:

Further study opportunities:

An indenture is required with an employer to continue apprenticeship studies. Completing this pre-apprenticeship qualification improves your chances of gaining an apprenticeship. An on-the-job component of the qualification may also enhance employment prospects.

 

Further Study Option(s)

As some of the off-the-job training is covered in the qualification, it is possible to achieve a Certificate III of trade studies in shorter time, providing the on-the-job competencies are met to the employer satisfaction.

Successful completion of the pre-apprenticeship qualification may exempt you from approximately one third of off-the-job apprenticeship subjects, depending on the career parth you choose. 

Additional subjects can be studied to add to qualifications, enhancing job prospects and employment opportunities.

Course overview

Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements
Location Duration Competitive Selection criteria Additional requirements

North Metro Tafe
Clarkson
One semester
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N

North Metro Tafe
Midland
One semester
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N

Entrance requirements

Course Overview

Where Clarkson
Midland
Duration
How Full-Time
When

Further study opportunities:

An indenture is required with an employer to continue apprenticeship studies. Completing this pre-apprenticeship qualification improves your chances of gaining an apprenticeship. An on-the-job component of the qualification may also enhance employment prospects.

 

Further Study Option(s)

As some of the off-the-job training is covered in the qualification, it is possible to achieve a Certificate III of trade studies in shorter time, providing the on-the-job competencies are met to the employer satisfaction.

Successful completion of the pre-apprenticeship qualification may exempt you from approximately one third of off-the-job apprenticeship subjects, depending on the career parth you choose.

 

Additional subjects can be studied to add to qualifications, enhancing job prospects and employment opportunities.

Please contact the college to receive an indicative price for this course.

VET Student Loans

VET Student Loans is the new program that replaces the current VET FEE HELP scheme.

Eligible students will be entitled to apply for a VET Student Loan. Comprehensive information on VET Student Loans can be found on the Australian Government website education.gov.au/vet-student-loans

International students

Fees, charges, available locations, applications, and enrolment procedures for international students are different to those applicable to local students.

International students can only study full-time.

For information on international student fees and application, please follow this link to the TAFE International WA website www.tafeinternational.wa.edu.au

Entrance Requirements

School Leaver Non-School Leaver AQF
OLNA or NAPLAN 9 Band 8 C Grades in Year 10 English and Maths or equivalent Certificate I or Certificate II

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