Develop the skills to enter the industry at a trade level and learn to interpret technical drawings, safely use a variety of hand and power tools, operate industrial machinery and practise the art of welding to industry standards through our Certificate III courses in the fabrication and mechanical trades.

If you’re looking to open further opportunities within the industry, the Certificate IV in Engineering course will allow you to develop your skills in fabrication and specialise in CNC Machining, Maintenance and Fluid Power, and Welding. 

Swinburne’s engineering apprenticeship courses will help you create a successful career in an industry that is building the world around us. 

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Join us at the Midyear Study Expo | Tuesday 4 June 2024

If you're looking to start in Semester 2, our Study Expo is your one-stop-shop for course info, career advice, and application assistance, covering all study areas and study levels.

Engineering student projects

Connect with industry: Engineering student projects

Swinburne is preparing students for work beyond their degree. See how our engineering students are connecting with industry before they graduate.

How to engineer yourself a spot on a racing team

How to engineer yourself a spot on a racing team

Team Swinburne Formula SAE is a squad of engineering, design and business students who act, work and think like a real racing team. That includes setting budgets and deadlines, getting involved with sponsors, and of course, creating and racing the fully-electric car itself.

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