Engineering Fabrication (Boiler Maker/Welder)

Location: Tasmania
Duration: 4 years
Qualification: Certificate III in Engineering Fabrication trade

Engineering is in most parts of our lives, from the phone we use, the car we drive, the tram and the train we travel on, to the house we live in, all of which wouldn’t be without engineers, in particular Boiler Makers.

As a boiler maker apprentice you will learn how to shape and fabricate metal. You will learn to weld, cut, shape, assemble and fit metal for a variety of things including bridges and buildings, mining equipment and large pipe works.

You can specialise in a specific area including:

  • Sheet metal
  • Ventilation and air-conditioning ducting
  • Plate and structural sections
  • Pressure Vessels
  • Forging of custom parts and welding