This qualification provides exposure to engineering and other related working environments. It will teach you trade-like skills, such as an introduction to welding and machining. You will gain broad skills and knowledge that will be beneficial for entry-level employment or an apprenticeship or traineeship. Successful completion of this course may lead to further study or work in engineering or metal fabrication.  

  • Skills and knowledge in welding, metal fabrication, machining and fitting.
  • To use engineering tools and equipment to produce or modify objects.
  • How to stay safe and healthy in the workplace including First Aid.
  • The skills employers value in young workers.
  • Be shown how to use lathes and rollers.
  • Practice achieving accuracy and a high standard of workmanship to complete a major project.
  • Visit workplaces.
Has an interest in engineering and metal fabrication.

Course Overview

You have

  • An interest in engineering.
  • Good reading and understanding skills.
  • Some experience with metal (this is an advantage but not essential).

VET course

Certificate II in Engineering Pathways

May lead to

  • Further study.
  • Work in metal fabrication, engineering or other areas of interest.