Build a career in manufacturing .This is the perfect course for tradespeople looking to advance their careers in metal. You’ll learn practical skills as well as the technical and theoretical understanding needed to work in the industry. You can also learn basic skills as you get an overview of various engineering vocations, which can improve your chances of employment as an apprentice.
Metal fabricators and welders are in demand in Australia, with a shortage of metal workers in Victoria, where only 44% of vacancies were filled in 2018. Metal fabrication is a highly transferable skill, crossing multiple industries. You might find yourself performing a range of tasks, including metal fabrication, forging, founding, structural steel erection, electroplating, metal spinning, metal polishing, sheet metal work and welding.