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Metal fabrication 

For licensing purposes, metal fabrication is the preparation, fabrication and erection of metal components in building work. Metal fabrication includes, but is not necessarily limited to, structural steel, handrails, security grilles, fences, gates and balustrades. Metal fabrication does not include roof plumbing or wall cladding.

Qualifications

(1) Completion of:

  • CPC31111 Certificate III in Steel Fixing; or
  • CPC30711 Certificate III in Rigging, including CPCCR13014A Perform advanced structural steel erection

OR

(2) Completion of any of the following qualifications:

  • CPC31108 Certificate III in Steel Fixing
  • MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade / Fabrication Trade (Boilermaker/Welding)
  • CPC30708 Certificate III in Rigging, including:CPCCRI300A Perform advanced structural steel erection
  • BCG31103 Certificate III in Steel Fixing
  • MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade
  • MEM30398 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade
  • BCG30703 Certificate III in Rigging,  including:BCGRI3004B Perform advanced steel erection
  • BCG30998 Certificate III in General Construction (Materials Handling) TAFE course #8058
  • BCG31298 Certificate III in General Construction (Concreting/Steelfixing).

To find a Registered Training Organisation that provides the qualification listed above, refer to the information on building licensing courses.

Previous licence holders

If you have ever held a licence in the current prescribed classes (Home Building Regulation 2014, clauses 13 and 14, excluding clause 13(a)(ii)) and you apply for a new licence, your previous licence will be accepted in lieu of the current qualification requirements.

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