Certificate III in Engineering

Certificate III in Engineering

Course Overview

MEM30305 – Certificate III in Engineering (Fabrication – Heavy and Light)

When you complete the Certificate III in Engineering, you will begin your career as an Engineering Tradesperson – Fabrication. This qualification has been specifically developed to meet the needs of apprentices in this trade.

This course includes learn how to create and work with metal fabrications, work with heavy steel, use hand and power tools, use machines, measuring, flux core, technical drawing, cutting, shaping, assembling and welding.

Course Duration and Information


The apprenticeship is completed over 4 years with off-site training in each of these years. The off-site training is completed at our ATC Engineering Centre.


ATC Engineering Centre
Phone: (08) 9725 7911
Address: 29 Halifax Drive, Davenport, WA 6230

Course Cost:

Course and resources fees apply. Depending on age and concession cards, fees can vary.
Resource books are also required to be purchased
Please contact us on (08) 9725 7911 for an accurate price for this course


Upon completion of the course you will receive;

  • Nationally Accredited Certificate

Units of Competency:

MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM12024A Perform computations
MEM13014A Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
MEM14004A Plan to undertake a routine task
MEM14005A Plan a complete activity
MEM15002A Apply quality systems
MEM15024A Apply quality procedures
MEM16006A Organise and communicate information
MEM16007A Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment
MEM16008A Interact with computing technology
MEM17003A Assist in the provision of on the job training
MSAENV272B Participate in environmentally sustainable work practices
MEM05005B Carry out mechanical cutting
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05008C Perform advanced manual thermal cutting, gouging and shaping
MEM05010C Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
MEM05011D Assemble fabricated components
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05014C Monitor quality of production welding/fabrications
MEM05015D Weld using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05017D Weld using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05019D Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05037C Perform geometric development
MEM05047B Weld using flux core arc welding process
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding
MEM05051A Select welding processes
MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM12006C Mark off/out (general engineering)
MEM12007D Mark off/out structural fabrications and shapes
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations
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