Important Information

Delivery and Cost Details

Note: this is subject to change

This scored VCE VET course is designed to introduce students to mechanical and thermal cutting, marking out, welding principles, fabrication, forming and shaping techniques, general machining, computing and computer-aided drafting and workplace safety. Year 10 English and Maths is a requirement.

This course is offered at Chisholm Dandenong and Frankston on Wednesdays 8.30am–12.30pm and 12.30-4.30pm and at Cranbourne Secondary College on Tuesdays 12.30-5pm.

Possible Career/Further Study Pathways

Provides entry level qualification for students wanting to find employment as an apprentice.

Also provides a pathway to Certificate IV Engineering or Diploma of Engineering Technology.

Work Placement Requirements

80 hours recommended but not mandatory

Special comments about the program

This is a two year program.

Year 10 Maths and English required

Equipment/PPE: Full overalls, Safety glasses, Welding helmet and welding gloves, Safety work boots

For VCE students, a study score is available (allowing students to count this subject in their primary four subjects for the purposes of ATAR calculation).