MEM31922 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade (Apprentice/SBAT)

This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for employment as an Engineering Tradesperson-Fabrication within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries.  Training includes on and off-the job learning strategies, delivered through a formal apprenticeship.

On successful completion of this course students will qualify for Certificate III in Engineering-Fabrication Trade.

Successful completion of this qualification may lead to post-trade qualifications in sales, supervisory roles, training or business ownership.

  • Outstanding facilities; a purpose built Engineering Centre
  • Industry trained staff
  • Strong links with local industry, education and training sectors
  • Easy access via public transport – Ringwood and Ringwood East Railway Stations, buses

Apprenticeship is nominal 4 years with 3 years of trade training component.

We offer day & block release training options in consultation with the employer.

Student will need to have the following for an Apprenticeship or SBAT:

  • Employment under a Training Contract as an SBAT or Apprentice
  • School enrolment in VCE or VCAL (SBAT only)
  • Training Plan – Trade training at Ringwood Training as the Registered Training Organisation.

The following unit of competencies are our standard MEM31922 training plan. Delivery order and electives may be changed upon employer/student consultation upon development of the training plan.

Unit Code Unit Name Nominal Hours
MEM13015 Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering 40
MEM16006 Organise and communicate information 20
MEM11011 Undertake manual Handling 20
MEM18001 Use hand tools 20
MEM18002 Use power tools/hand held operations 20
MEM03003 Perform sheet and plate assembly 40
MEM12023 Perform engineering measurements 30
MEM12024 Perform computations 30
MEM05005 Carry out mechanical cutting 20
MEM05050 Perform routine gas metal arc welding 20
MEM05049 Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding 20
MEM09002 Interpret technical drawing 40
MSMENV272 Participate in environmental sustainable work practices 30
MEM05012 Perform routine manual metal arc welding 20
MEM16008 Interact with computing technology 20
MEM05007 Perform manual heating and thermal cutting 20
MEM14006 Plan work activities 10
MEM05037 Perform geometric development 60
MEM05085 Select welding processes 20
MEM05010 Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques 80
MEM05009 Perform automated thermal cutting 20
MEM05052 Apply safe welding practices 40
MEM05091** Weld using gas metal arc welding process 40
MEM09011 Apply basic engineering design concepts 60
MEM07024 Operate and monitor machine and process 40
MEM05089 Assemble fabricated components 80
MEM12007 Mark off/ out Structural fabrications 40
MEM05094 Repair/replace/modify fabrications 40
MEM17003 Assist in the provision of on the job training 20
MEM05090** Weld using Manual Metal Arc Welding process 40
MEM05092** Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process 40

Ringwood Training offer this course as an apprenticeship or School Based program.

You will need to have an employer and a training contract.

Ringwood Training will be in touch once your contract has been processed.