Wanting to break into the engineering industry? Our engineering courses provide plenty of opportunities for you to learn about the design, manufacturing, and use of engines, machines, and structures. Entering this industry can lead you down diverse pathways into dynamic roles such as a fitter, a machinist, a boilermaker, sheet metal worker, or refrigeration and air-conditioning mechanic.
Ready to take on WA engineering courses at TAFE? At Central Regional TAFE, we have industry-standard facilities that ensure practical training environments for students. You’ll learn key industry knowledge and develop essential skills to help you succeed, whichever role you aim for.
- Fitter and turner
- Fluid power mechanic
- Mechanical fitter
- Metal machinist (First class) - Engineering
- Plant mechanic
- Tool and die maker
- Fluid power systems technician
Your career in heavy metal starts here.Learn to use the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade and learn to operate heavy fabrication equipment in a supportive and safe environment.
Are you looking for a career making heavy metal objects?
Following this pre-apprenticeship program, graduates can continue their studies in a metal fabrication apprenticeship. Metal fabricators and welders work in a diverse trade, applying a broad range of fabrication and welding skills to industries including: mechanical and civil engineering, mining resources sector, heavy haulage and road transport, agriculture machinery, construction, defence, refineries and materials bulk handling. Pre-apprentices are exposed to the latest technological developments in the fabrication and welding trade, including computer controlled metal plate cutting equipment.
Choose your engineering adventure.Developed with tradies and apprentices in mind, this qualification will have you gain the skills and knowledge to delve further into multiple areas of engineering.
Take the next step with your engineering career and develop further skills to set you apart.
This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required for employment as a Higher Engineering Tradesperson or a Special Class Engineering Tradesperson (Mechanical) - Level II, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson (Fabrication) - Level II, Special Class Engineering Tradesperson (Electrical/Electronic) - Level II within the metal, engineering, manufacturing and associated industries or at equivalent levels in other industries where Engineering Tradespersons work.
The qualification has been specifically developed to be delivered to people who are existing engineering tradespersons or delivered to apprentices in an Engineering Trade who choose to study at a higher level during their apprenticeship. The qualification packaging has been developed on the assumption that competency will be developed through an integrated combination of on and off the job learning strategies such as those delivering through a formal apprenticeship.
Much of this qualification is available for Recognition of Prior Learning.
You will gain knowledge and skills in:
- testing and maintenance.
Big toys, big career, big head start.Get ahead with this pre-app and learn the skills and knowledge to work safely and effectively in the heavy automotive industry with loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks, haul trucks and more.
Get ready for a career working with big gear.
When you complete the Certificate II in Engineering (Mechanical - Plant Mechanic Pre-Apprenticeship) you'll have what employers are looking for in a heavy vehicle or plant mechanic apprentice.
You will have the skills and knowledge to work effectively in the heavy automotive industry, working on loaders, bulldozers, dump trucks and haul trucks, inspecting and servicing transmissions, steering, brakes, fuel injection systems, hydraulics, and batteries, troubleshooting basic faults, and workplace safety and health.
Gain exposure to an engineering working environment.
This qualification is suited to students looking to gain entry level employment in the engineering industry. You will gain practical skills and knwoledge to complete basic welding and fabrication tasks. You will learn how to use tools, safety in the workplace, measuring and calculating and welding.
Topic covered include:
- Occupational health and safety in the work place
- Undertake basic engineering projects
- Workshop machines and hand and power tools
- Welding and fabrication equipment
This qualification is in transition, and the course code is subject to change.
Start a career in the growing mining or construction industry.Gain the essential tickets and training to get you ready to work in mining or construction.
Do you want to get into the mining or construction industry?
This short course will help you get all the necessary tickets and training that you need to put your best foot forward for entry level jobs across the mining sector. This preparation course includes a range of skills, tickets and training, that will have you ready for work in no time.