This qualification provides a trade to become a qualified Light Fabrication Sheetmetal tradesperson via our unique on-the-job workplace training and assessment model. This means no productivity loss for your employer because there’s no downtime to attend college!
Maybe you’re an existing worker, with the skills and knowledge but don’t have a qualification. Get recognised and get your trade qualification via our Government approved trades recognition service (RPL). We recognise the skills you have, and train you in the skills you need.
This qualification provides a trade outcome as an Engineering Tradesperson – Fabrication in the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or other industries where Engineering Tradespersons – Fabrication (Light Fabrication – Sheetmetal) work. Employment outcomes related to this qualification are found in a wide variety of manufacturing and engineering related sectors as well as Engineering Tradesperson – Fabrication roles in other industries.
The client will generally be involved in the production, manufacture and repair of a wide range of light metal products, including ducts for air-conditioning, hospital & catering equipment, office furniture, refrigeration cabinets, tanks, vats and pipes using thin, flat sheets of metal. The metal sheets are mainly of zinc-covered steel, stainless steel, vinyl covered steel, copper and aluminium and usually are not more than 3mm thick. Clients involved in this type of work would work in an enclosed & well equipped workshop, use specialist measuring equipment and a range of hand tools.
The qualification has core units of competency requirements that cover common skills for the engineering industry, as well as a specialist field of work. Further training pathways from this qualification include MEM40105 Certificate IV in Engineering and MEM50105 Diploma of Engineering – Advanced Trade or other relevant qualifications.
HOW TO GET YOUR QUALIFICATION IN FABRICATION