Certificate III in

Engineering - Fabrication Trade


Apprenticeship Pathway

4 Years

Delivery Mode:


Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade


This course will enable you to qualify as a engineering tradesperson working across a variety of disciplines in the engineering or mining sector.

Employment outcomes

  • Boilermaker Tradesperson
  • Sheetmetal Tradesperson
  • Welder
Close up hand heavy industrial worker is working on metal work factory process by Cutting sheet steel with gas cutting machine cutting thick steel in boilermakers workshop.

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Core Units

MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing

MEM11011 Undertake manual handling

MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements

MEM12024 Perform Computations

MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering

MEM14006 Plan work activities

MEM16006 Organise and communicate information

MEM16008 Interact with computing technology

MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on-the-job training

MEM18001 Use hand tools

MEM18002 Use power tools/handheld operations

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainability work practices

Elective Units

MEM05004 Perform routine oxy fuel gas welding

MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting

MEM05007  Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques

MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding

MEM05037 Perform geometric development

MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices

MEM05071 Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping

MEM05073 Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process

MEM05085 Select welding processes

MEM05089 Assemble fabricated components

MEM05090 Weld using manual metal arc welding process

MEM05091 Weld using gas metal arc welding process

MEM05094 Repair, replace and/or modify fabrications 

MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes

MEM13001 Perform emergency first aid

Potential career pathways:

  • Boilermaker Tradesperson
  • Sheetmetal Tradesperson
  • Welder


Up to 4 years delivered over 4 stages.

Delivery Location:

The course will be delivered in the workplace by ASG trainers.

ASG Entry Requirements:

Minimum age of 15 years

We require that you complete a Language, Literacy & Numeracy assessment in order that we can support you, where required, in achieving a successful course outcome.


Determined by workplace requirements.

Tuition Fees:

This course is funded through the Queensland Government’s User Choice program. A student co-contribution fee may be required.


Assessment will take place at the end of each unit using the following assessment Methods:

  • Knowledge Test
  • Practical demonstration
  • Third Party Report


On successful course completion Australian Skills Group will award the MEM31922 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking/Welding), or a Statement of Attainment for units achieved in partial completion.