Engineering Courses

Build a career in Engineering with Axial Training


Flexible approach

Our tailored training gives you the flexibility you need to both study and work.


Build a pathway to achievement

Our Certificate III Engineering courses are the start of a wide range of new possibilities.


Accredited and recognised nationally

Our engineering training courses are fully accredited and recognised across the nation.

5 - MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade (Light Fabrication & Boilermaking)

This Certificate III apprenticeship will equip you with the skills and knowledge to become a fully qualified fabrication tradesperson in the areas of fabrication and boilermaking.

Download and print a Light Fabrication - Sheet Metal course flyer here

Download and print a Boilermaking / Welding course flyer here

This qualification includes two different streams:

  • Light Fabrication - Sheet Metal
  • Boilermaking/Welding

As well as acquiring trade skills, you will develop a sound knowledge of workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures, systems and planning, engineering measurements, computations and computer technology.

Throughout the duration of this apprenticeship, you will cover all aspects of fabrication, including:

  • use of hand tools
  • use of portable power tools
  • use of all current welding and cutting
  • metal working machinery processes
  • reading and interpreting of working drawings
  • developmental training
  • marking out
  • job planning

MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication apprenticeship replaces the former blacksmithing, boilermaking, welding and sheet metal trade courses.


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Who is this course designed for?

MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication has been developed for those who need the competencies to work at the production operator level in metal manufacturing, maintenance, engineering and related industry areas.

Delivery Mode

The Certificate III apprenticeship is delivered over a nominal term of 48 months, with assessment conducted on the job by an Axial trainer on a regular and agreed schedule.

Assessment Requirements

Assessment will consist of individual or clustered competencies in a single visit, whereby the student will display their theoretical and practical ability to a standard where the trainer can deem them competent.

Career Pathways

With your trade qualification in hand, you could work for a wide range of companies across Australia in interesting locations and work environments.

Employment opportunities vary from being part of a team for a large company to working for a small engineering workshop that undertakes different types of work for industrial customers.

You could also work 'on-site' in various locations such as shipbuilding yards, large building construction sites or mines in remote locations.

To view hundreds of videos about getting a skill or trade visit SkillsOne.

Recognition of Prior Learning

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) is ideal for people with or without any formal qualifications, but with experience gained through various work or life situations. No matter, how, when or where you acquired your skills, you can still receive a full or partial qualification leading to a higher competency.

Government Funding and Incentives

Some applicants may be eligible for funding from the Queensland Government. For more information contact the Australian Apprenticeship Support Network (AASN) or visit the Government Funding and Incentives section of this website.

Our Trainers

We have a team of friendly and experienced trainers who are dedicated to providing tailored training to suit the needs of our students and their employers. Visit Our Trainers page to view profiles of our training team.


Design and implement your own future with our engineering courses 

If you’re earnest about building a future for yourself that involves some type of engineering or production work, we have a range of courses that will help you make a start in a range of different industries. 

We offer Certificate II and Certificate III courses in a range of engineering disciplines including Production, Production Technology, Production Systems, Mechanical Trade, Light Fabrication & Boilermaking and Refrigeration & Air Conditioning.

Why both students and employers choose Axial

We have regular feedback from both employers and students that they love Axial Training’s approach as our educators and teachers provide a flexible and friendly learning environment. 

This gives our engineering students and their bosses the flexibility they need when trying to juggle work and study. This hands-on approach to training in both the classroom and workplace gives our students and their employers more freedom than more traditional class-driven learning. 

Here are just a few of the benefits of choosing Axial as your engineering course supplier:-

  • Our vocational techniques equip students for the workforce
  • Over 100,000 students have finished courses with Axial
  • We have collaborated with more than 15,000 businesses in the past 20 years
  • A broad category of accomplished trainers at hand
  • Accountable and trackable outcomes
  • Government and Federal funding available
  • Student Progress Employer Portal

If you or one of your apprentices have a desire to develop new skills in a professional and friendly training environment talk to us today about our Engineering courses on 1300 729 425 or apply online.

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