This pre-apprenticeship program will give you broad-based, foundation skills in a range of engineering areas such as basic machining, fabrication and the use of hand and power tools. This will enhance your job prospects, and make you more competitive when applying for an apprenticeship. You will gain experience and knowledge of a range of occupations at engineering trade level which will give you a greater understanding of careers and opportunities within the engineering and manufacturing sector. This program may also give you up to one year of credit towards a Certificate III (apprenticeship) qualification.
Some of the things you will learn will include: apply basic fabrication techniques, use computers for engineering related work activities, perform basic machining processes, produce basic engineering sketches and drawings, handle engineering materials.
It is recommended that you have literacy and numeracy skills at year 9 level (or equivalent). You will need to attend an interview.