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Qualifications

Skills Assessment and Recognition Services

Trade Skills Australia offer skills assessment and recognition services for qualifications in fabrication and mechanical engineering. This includes recognition of prior learning for the following qualifications:

MEM30319

Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade (Boilermaking)

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work in the metal fabrication industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, mining, maintenance and more.

Boilermakers typically assemble, install, and repair boilers, closed vats, and other large vessels or containers that hold liquids and gases.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • Boilermaker
  • Fabricator
  • Heavy Fabricator
  • Metal Fabricator

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 322300 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 322311  Metal Fabricator

MEM30319

Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade (Welding)

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work in the metal fabrication industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, mining, maintenance and more.

Welders, also known as structural steel and welding trades workers, work with iron and steel. They cut, shape, join, and solder metals together for projects both large and small. They may also repair large structures like ships or buildings or smaller products like watches or furniture.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • First Class Welder
  • Second Class Welder
  • Coded Welder
  • Heavy Welder
  • Pipe Welder
  • Production Welder
  • Structural Welder
  • Welder

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 322300 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 322313  Welder (First Class)

MEM30319

CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING FABRICATION TRADE (BOILERMAKING/WELDING)​

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work in the metal fabrication industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, mining, maintenance and more.

Boilermaker Welders typically cut, shape, join and repair metal components of iron and steel structures, boilers, pressure vessels and pipes, ships and other vessels.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • Boilermaker/Welder
  • Pressure Welder

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 322300 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 322311 Metal Fabricator
  • 322312 Pressure Welder
  • 322313 Welder (First Class)

MEM30319

CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING FABRICATION TRADE (SHEETMETAL WORKING)​

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that make various products using sheetmetal. Their job involves using specifications and equipment like hammers, grinders and torches to shape the metal and then assembling it through welding and bolting.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • Ductwork Fabricator
  • First Class Sheetmetal Worker
  • Sheetmetal Fabricator
  • Sheetmetal Welder
  • Sheetmetal Worker

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 322200 Sheetmetal Trades Workers

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker

MEM30319

Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication Trade (Surface finishing)

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work in the surface preparation and coating industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, mining and maintenance.

This qualification covers chemical and mechanical surface preparation, including abrasive blasting to Australian Standard 1627 and protective coating application and inspection to Australian Standard 3894.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • Abrasive Blaster
  • Blaster Painter
  • Industrial Coater
  • Industrial Painter
  • Industrial Spray Painter
  • Marine Painter
  • Powder Coater

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 322100 Metal Casting, Forging and Finishing Trades Workers
  • 711200 Industrial Spraypainters

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 322112 Electroplater
  • 711211 Industrial Spraypainter

MEM30319

CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING FABRICATION TRADE (GENERAL)​

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work in the metal fabrication industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, mining, maintenance and more.

This qualification covers a broad skill set for a candidate’s that consider themselves to be a “jack of all trades” but do not specialise in a specific skill set within their fabrication environment.

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 322100 Metal Casting, Forging and Finishing Trades Workers
  • 322200 Sheetmetal Trades Workers
  • 322300 Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers
  • 711200 Industrial Spraypainters

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 322112 Electroplater
  • 322211 Sheetmetal Trades Worker
  • 322311 Metal Fabricator
  • 322312 Pressure Welder
  • 322313 Welder (First Class)
  • 711211  Industrial Spraypainter

MEM30219

CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING MECHANICAL TRADE (FITTING)​

Overview: 

This qualification is for Candidates that typically work in manufacturing or engineering plants where they manufacture and install mechanical machinery and equipment, as well as maintaining and keeping existing equipment operational. Mechanical Fitters work in such areas as oil and gas, manufacturing, marine, mining and maintenance.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • Fitter
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Maintenance Fitter
  • Workshop Fitter

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 323200 Metal Fitters and Machinists

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 323211 Fitter (General)
  • 323213 Fitter-Welder

MEM30219

Certificate III in Engineering Mechanical Trade (Fitting/ Machining)

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work as a Fitter and Turner or Fitter Machinist in the mechanical engineering industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, mining, maintenance, food processing and more.

A Fitter and Turner is responsible for interpreting engineering drawings to be able to construct, assemble, manufacture and fit parts of machines and assemblies. They are also responsible for maintaining and repairing different types of machinery.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • Fitter Machinist
  • Fitter and Turner
  • Pattern Maker
  • Toolmaker
  • Tool and Die Maker

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 323200 Metal Fitters and Machinists
  • 323400 Toolmakers and Engineering Patternmakers

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 323212 Fitter and Turner
  • 323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec
  • 323411 Engineering Patternmaker
  • 323412  Toolmaker

MEM30219

CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING MECHANICAL TRADE (MACHINING)​

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work as a machinist in the mechanical engineering industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, mining, maintenance, food processing and more.

A machining specialist studies drawings and specifications to determine suitable material, method, sequence of operations and machine settings on a variety of material shaping machines. They also fit fabricated components into assemblies, use precision measuring equipment to check for accuracy and tolerances, shape cutting tools and perform maintenance tasks on the machines.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • First Class Machinist
  • CNC Lathe Operator
  • CNC Machinist
  • Manual Machinist
  • Machinist
  • Milling Machinist
  • Turner

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 323200 Metal Fitters and Machinists

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 323214  Metal Machinist (First Class)

MEM30219

CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING MECHANICAL TRADE (GENERAL)​

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work in the mechanical engineering industry in areas such as oil and gas, marine, mining, maintenance, food processing and more.

This qualification covers a broad skill set for a candidate’s that consider themselves to be a “jack of all trades” but do not specialise in a specific skill set within their mechanical engineering environment.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • Operator
  • Maintainer
  • Technician

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 323200 Metal Fitters and Machinists

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 323212 Fitter and Turner
  • 323299 Metal Fitters and Machinists nec
  • 323213 Fitter-Welder

MEM31419

CERTIFICATE III IN ENGINEERING - FIXED AND MOBILE PLANT MECHANIC​

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that work as diesel fitting and plant mechanics within metal, engineering, manufacturing, and associated industries such as oil and gas, mining, maintenance more.

The skills associated with this qualification are intended to apply to a wide range of trade work including manufacturing, assembly and commissioning of mobile and stationary plant, servicing, diagnosis and rectification of faults, condition monitoring and preventative maintenance.

Common Job Titles Include:

  • Diesel Fitter
  • Diesel Mechanic
  • Electrical Diesel Fitter
  • Electrical Diesel Mechanic
  • Fixed Plant Mechanic
  • HD Mechanic
  • HD Fitter
  • Heavy Diesel Fitter
  • Heavy Duty Fitter
  • Heavy Duty Diesel Fitter
  • Plant Mechanic

ANZSCO Groups:

  • 323200 Metal Fitters and Machinists

ANZSCO Identifiers:

  • 323211  Fitter (General)

MEM40119

Certificate IV in Engineering

Overview:

This qualification is for Candidates that have enhanced their skills in their existing trade or added to their skill set from other trades. Depending on candidate’s specialisation they may have developed advanced skills in the design, assembly, manufacture, installation, modification, testing, fault finding, commissioning, maintenance, and service of equipment and machinery, or may have advanced skills in the fabrication of structures and assemblies, manufacture of sheet metal work, and use of relevant machinery, equipment and joining techniques.

This qualification is also suitable for Candidates that have held a leadership role within the metal, engineering, manufacturing, and associated industries.

Descriptors Include:

  • CNC Programming
  • Boilermaking
  • Maintenance
  • Fixed and Mobile Plant Mechanic
  • Patternmaking
  • Sheet Metal
  • Toolmaking
  • Welding

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