Engineering – Fabrication Trade Now Available

Friday, June 14th

Spectra Training is proud to announce that the Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade has been added to the list of Apprenticeships.

This exciting new workplace based apprenticeship joins the Printing Apprenticeships in helping to revolutionise how quality training is provided to competitive Australian businesses.  The course is designed for new and existing staff who have a professional interested in becoming a welder or a metal fabricator.   The Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade provides practical workplace based training in: Repair & Modify Fabrication, Manual Metal Arc Welding Process, Gas Metal Arc Welding Process and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process.

Shayne van der Heide, Spectra Training’s Engineering Operations Manager said, “The inclusion of the Engineering qualifications to Spectra’s workplace training offering has been well received by the manufacturing sector.  Already we have a growing number of apprentices being signed up into these qualifications and there is good interest right around Australia. Progressive Australian companies are responding positively to this form of workplace training rather than the previous model”.

Peter Dickinson, one of the Trainers used for the development of the course said “It has been fun including all the latest methods into the training program; you don’t realise how much the skill level requirements and knowledge levels have increased until you get into the detail.  This is a great course which covers covers: safety planning, quality control, measurement and engineering computations, reading technical drawings, hand skills, cutting (thermal and mechanical) and welding.”

Spectra Training is now working on adding Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade and Certificate IV in Engineering to the range of courses in response to the growing demand for Maintenance Fitters (Certificate III in Engineering – Mechanical Trade) and Maintenance Fitter & Turners (Certificate IV in Engineering).  The Certificate III in Engineering  – Mechanical Trade will cover: Operational Maintenance of Mechanical Equipment, Maintain & Repair Equipment, Equipment Fault Finding and Problem Solving.  The Certificate IV in Engineering apprenticeships will include: Machining Processes, Equipment Fault Diagnoses & Problem Solving, General Welding, Operational Maintenance of Mechanical Equipment  and Maintain, Repair & Overhaul of Mechanical Equipment.