Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

Charles Darwin University (CDU)

This qualification is part of the Metal and Engineering Training Package. It is designed for trainees and apprentices who are employed in the metals and engineering industry. The course covers metal fabrication, fabricating ducting and custom designed metal structures/objects and welding activities.

Entry Requirements:

Applicants must possess literacy, numeracy and maths skills equivalent to Year 10. Students who do not possess these skills to the level required will be enrolled in additional subjects to build the required skills.

Subjects you can Study:

Program entry assessment; Occupational health and safety and industry environment; Engineering trade maths; Hand skills and drawing interpretation; Welding and thermal cutting; Basic trade skills project; Workplace performance and validation (heavy fabrication); Advanced welding and thermal cutting; Pattern development; Advanced trade skills project; Complex CAD; Complex welding; Complex trade skills project; Training others in an engineering workplace.

Further information:

Students entering as an apprentice or trainee must be employed in the relevant industry prior to enrolment. Applicants who are not an apprentice or trainee must obtain permission from the Dean of the Faculty of Science and Technology before enrolling.

Accepts International Students:


Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

Campus ATAR/OP Mid Year Intake Study Mode Duration
Nhulunbuy Campus No info
Palmerston No info
Casuarina No info No
Jabiru Centre No info
Tennant Creek Centre No info
Alice Springs No info No
CDU Sydney No info
CDU Waterfront Darwin No info
Katherine Rural No info
Katherine Town Centre No info
CDU Melbourne No info
Charles Darwin University is the major tertiary education and vocational education and training institution in the Northern Territory.

Originally established as a tertiary institution in 1974, it became the Northern Territory University in 1989 and Charles Darwin University in 2003.

The main University campus is located at Casuarina in Darwin with campuses at Alice Springs, Katherine and Palmerston. VET courses are also offered at Jabiru, Nhulunbuy, Tennant Creek and Yulara Centres as well as at various remote community centres.

The University provides multi-sector education with Senior Secondary, VET, Higher Education and Research facilities.

CDU also deliver a number of courses through the Australian Centre for Indigenous Knowledges and Education (ACIKE), which is a joint initiative between Charles Darwin University (CDU) and the Batchelor Institute of Indigenous Tertiary Education (BIITE). The three main sites for delivery will be at the main ACIKE Hub CDU Casuarina campus and at the BIITE campuses at Batchelor and the Alice Springs Desert Peoples' Centre.

Provider CRICOS: 00300K (NT); 03286A (NSW)

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