This trade aims to enable trainees to obtain the competencies required for performing metal fabrication tasks such as applying safety rules and regulations; planning and organising metal fabrication work; using hand tools for metal fabrication operations and others.


Study Mode:Full Time

Each programme consists of Unit Standard Titles and modules, recognised by NTA

UNIT STANDARD TITLES
• Apply safety rules and regulations in a metal fabrication work
• Plan and organize metal fabrication work
• Use hand tools for metal fabrication operations
• Operate portable electrical and power tools for metal fabrication
• Interpret welding signs and symbols as part of metal fabrication operations
• Assemble and test Oxy-Acetylene welding equipment as part of metal
fabrication operations
• Weld mild steel using Oxy-Acetylene in the down hand position
• Weld mild steel using the manual arc welding process in the down hand
position
• Cut mild steel using oxy-acetylene cutting equipment as part of metal
fabrication operations
• Complete routine tasks using metal fabrication machines
• Demonstrate knowledge of engineering metals, properties and standards
• Demonstrate knowledge of the electrodes and filler rods
GENERIC UNIT STANDARD
• Engineering science
• Engineering drawing
• Entrepreneurship
• First Aid
• Mathematics
• HIV/AIDS awerness
• Computing Fundamentals
• Occupational Health and Safety
• Communication Skills

UNIT STANDARD TITLES
• Apply workplace communication processes in a metal fabrication workplace
• Perform basic estimations, measurements and calculations for metal fabrication operations
• Make templates and jigs as part of metal fabrication operations
• Weld cast iron using the manual arc welding process in the down hand position
• Estimate production costs
• Join Metals using oxy-acetylene brazing and silver soldering equipment as part of metal fabrication operations
• Weld Aluminium using the manual arc welding process in the down hand position
• Weld stainless steel using the manual arc welding process in the down hand position
• Cut work pieces using the plasma cutting process as part of metal fabrication operations
• Weld stainless steel using the tungsten inert gas welding process in the down hand position
• Weld mild steel using the metal inert gas welding process in the down hand position
• Carry out basic rigging and safe lifting practices as part of metal fabrication operations
• Weld mild steel using the manual arc welding process in horizontal, vertical up and overhead position
• Weld mild steel work piece using the shielded metal arc welding process in flat position
• Interpret and draw basic engineering drawings and sketches as part of metal
fabrication operations

GENERIC UNIT STANDARD
• Mathematics
• Engineering drawing
• First Aid
• Engineering Science

UNIT STANDARD TITLES
• Gouge metals using manual arc equipment as part of metal fabrication operations
• Weld aluminium using the tungsten inert gas welding process in the down hand position
• Weld thermoplastics with electrofusion equipment
• Weld mild steel using the tungsten inert gas welding process in all positions
• Perform advanced manual arc welding on aluminium in all positions
• Perform advanced tungsten inert gas welding on aluminium in all positions
• Perform advanced manual arc welding on stainless steel in all positions
• Perform advanced tungsten inert gas welding on stainless steel in all positions
• Hard face surfaces as part of metal fabrication operations
• Weld stainless steel pipe in all positions using the tungsten gas arc welding process
GENERIC UNIT STANDARD
• Mathematics
• Engineering drawing
• Engineering Science

NTA
Level 2
12 months

Job
Attachment
6 months

NTA
Level 3
12 months

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Level 4
12 months