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Multi-Trade Taster Workshop

Are you passionate about starting a career in the Engineering trade? Our Multi-Trade Taster Workshop is designed to give you foundation skills and experience to prepare you for further training and work in the Engineering field!

This training is subsidised by the NSW Government. Eligibility criteria applies.

Through a combination of theory coursework and practical training, students will gain:

  • Knowledge of work, health and safety in fitting and fabrication
  • Practical skills through workshop experience

Students will complete the following units of competency:

  • CPCCWHS1001 - Prepare to work safely in the construction industry
  • MEM18001 - Use hand tools
  • MEM16006 - Organise and communicate information
  • MEM13015 - Work safely and effectively in manufacturing and engineering
  • MEM11011 - Undertake manual handling

Central Coast Community College

This course is designed for those looking to enter a career in the Engineering trades. To be eligible for this training, students must have:

  • successfully completed year 10 (or equivalent)
  • turned 16; or
  • relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course

Students are NOT eligible to enrol in this course if they:

  • are currently enrolled in high school
  • are currently undertaking higher education (including Certificate II, III, IV, Diploma, Advanced Diploma, Bachelors Degree or higher

You can confirm your eligibility for Smart and Skilled training via the eligibility checker.

This training is subsidised for eligible students by the NSW Government under the ACE program. To verify you eligibility contact or for more information visit our ACE Subsidy Eligibility page.

Training for this course will be delivered face to face, with courses available at our Ourimbah, Gateshead, and Rutherford campuses.

Enrolments are currently open for the below locations:

  • Ourimbah Campus


  • 10th October - 9th November 2022 (15 sessions - Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday each week)

Students are required to wear appropriate PPE when attending training, including long pants & a long-sleeve shirt, as well as steel capped work boots.

Students who graduate from this course may consider employment and further training as an apprentice in one of the following fields;

  • Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade
  • Certificate III in Engineering - Mechanical Trade

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Mechanical Fitter
  • Mechanical Fabricator (Boilermaker)

Take the next step and gain the foundation skills you need to launch your trade career. Enrol now for our upcoming course at the Ourimbah campus via the button below!

Register your interest for this course at our Gateshead and Rutherford campuses below!

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