Fabrication

Fabricators manufacture steel components and structures used anywhere from a kitchen sink to a skyscraper.

Employers

We can provide training plans, support and qualifications - tailored to your businesses specific needs.

Qualifications available

This qualification is for people in the fabrication industries. It combines a broad, common foundation of engineering and fabrication skills with more specialised skills and knowledge in the form of strands to suit the nature of the particular trade or enterprise the individual is engaged in. It is intended to provide training for people in trades traditionally referred to as fabricators, sheet metal workers, boiler makers, steel construction, and fitter-welders.

The Heavy Fabrication strand is intended for fabricators working with heavier gauge plate, sections, and pipes, to produce a wide variety of products including pressure vessels.

The Light Fabrication strand is for fabricators working with sheet metals and lighter gauge plate, sections, and pipes to produce a large variety of metal products.

The Steel Construction strand is specifically for fabricators who manufacture and install structural steel components for building and civil engineering projects.

 

NZQA qualification overview

National Certificate in Fabrication Level 4