MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade


    This Certificate III apprenticeship will equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a fully qualified fabrication tradesperson in the areas of fabrication and Boilermaking.

    As well as acquiring trade skills, you will develop a sound knowledge of workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures, systems and planning, engineering measurements, computations and computer technology.

    Throughout the duration of this apprenticeship, you will cover all aspects of fabrication, including:

    • use of hand tools
    • use of portable power tools
    • use of all current welding and cutting
    • metal working machinery processes
    • reading and interpreting of working drawings
    • developmental training
    • marking out
    • job planning


    The Training Package specifies that the qualification must include:

    • completion of all 12 core units of competency listed below, and
    • completion of Group A Fabrication stream units to the value of at least 40 points, and
    • completion of units from Group B Certificate III Trade specialisation units to bring the total value to at least 73 points
    Unit Code Unit Name Nominal Hours
    MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements C 30
    MEM12024A Perform computations C 30
    MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment C 10
    MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task C 10
    MEM14005A Plan a complete activity C 20
    MEM15002A Apply quality systems C 20
    Apply quality procedures C 10
    MEM16006A Organise and communicate information C 20
    MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment C 10
    MEM16008A Interact with computing technology C 20
    MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training C 20
    MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices C 30
    MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting E 20
    MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting E 20
    MEM05008C Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping E 20
    MEM05010C Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques E 80
    MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding E 20
    MEM05013C Perform manual production welding E 20
    MEM05015D Weld using manual metal arc welding process E 40
    MEM05017D Weld using gas metal arc welding process E 40
    MEM05019D Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process E 40
    MEM05026C Apply welding principles E 40
    MEM05037C Perform geometric development E 60
    MEM05047B Weld using flux core arc welding process E 40
    MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding E 20
    MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding E 20
    MEM05051A Select welding processes E 40
    MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices E 40
    MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing E 20
    MEM18001C Use hand tools E 20
    MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations E 40
    MEM05016C Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process E 40
    MEM12007D Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes E 40
    MEM05039B Perform advanced geometric development – conical E 40
    MEM05040B Perform advanced geometric development – transitions E 20
    MEM05038B Perform advanced geometric development – cylindrical/rectangular E 40
    MEM05036C Repair/replace/modify fabrications E 40
    MEM05020C Perform advanced welding using gas tungsten arc welding process E 40
    MEM05018C Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process E 20
    MEM05009C Perform automated thermal cutting E 20
    MEM05006C Perform brazing and/or silver soldering E 20
    MEM05004C Perform routine oxy acetylene welding E 40
    MEM03003B Perform sheet and plate assembly E 20
    C=Core                                 E=Elective 960


    Entry RequirEment

    There are no entry requirements for this course.

    Course Outcome

    On successful completion of this course you receive a Statement of Attainment. The units in this course form part of MEM40105 – Certificate IV in Engineering.

    Course Requirements

    Personal protective equipment:

    • safety glasses – students must wear these at all times in the workshop or any eye hazard area as specified by the teacher
    • protective footwear – covered uppers, capped toe’s and non-slip shoes to AS2210
    • hand protection – long leather welding gloves to AS2161
    • hair protection – long hair (i.e. hair below collar length) must be restrained (hat, headband, or hair tie) within the workshop environment
    • clothing – overalls or long cotton trousers and a long sleeved cotton drill shirt are required to be worn at all times when undertaking practical training
    • Student USI number

    Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry to practical classes.

    Materials list:

    • Pen
    • Notebook

    Course includes

    • Certificate
    • Workbooks, training material, assessments
    • Practical
    • Statement of Attainment for the following unit of competency

    Note- Following units training material students need to buy student from NSW Tafe.

    MEM05026C Apply welding principles

    MEM05010C Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques

    MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing

    Delivery mode

    The Certificate III apprenticeship is delivered over a nominal term of 48 months, with assessment conducted on the job by a Kangaroo trainer on a regular and agreed schedule.

    Course duration : Full time/ Part time program

    The Certificate III apprenticeship is delivered over a nominal term of 48 months.


    Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ideal for people with or without any formal qualifications, but with experience gained through various work or life situations.    

    Course Costs

    Enrolment fee $1499


    You can pay online through our website OR Do the Direct credit transfer to our account & fill the following form & send us.
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    You can fill online registration form OR we will send you an information pack about your preferred dates and an application form. All you need to do is complete the application form and return this to us to secure your place in the course of your choice.

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