Certificate III in

Engineering-Fabrication Trade

(Sheetmetal Working)

Apprenticeship Pathway

4 Years

Delivery Mode:


Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

(Sheetmetal Working)

This course provides you with the skills to be involved in the production, fabrication and repair or a wider range of light metal products and qualify as an engineering tradesperson specialising in light fabrication


Employment Outcomes:

  • Manufacturing Tradesperson
  • Welder
  • Sheetmetal Tradesperson
Sheet metal bending in factory

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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/hand held operations

MSMENV272 Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices

Elective Units

MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting

MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting

MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques

MEM05037 Perform geometric development

MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding

MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices

MEM05085 Select welding processes

MEM05089 Assemble fabricated components

MEM05091 Weld using gas metal arc welding process

MEM05092 Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process

MEM05094 Repair, replace and/or modify fabrications

MEM07032 Use workshop machines for basic operations

MEM08010 Manually finish/polish materials

MEM12007 Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes

MEM18055 Dismantle, replace and assemble engineering components

Potential Career Pathways:

  • Manufacturing Tradesperson
  • Metal Fabricator
  • Welder
  • Sheetmetal Tradesperson


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 (Sheetmetal Working), or a Statement of Attainment for units achieved in partial completion.