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Certificate III in Engineering

(Composites Trade)

From building space shuttles to developing aircraft, marine and automotive technologies, composites are used to achieve the best outcomes. Our composites apprenticeship program is your opportunity to learn the basics behind today’s most groundbreaking technologies and build a solid foundation for a career across a wide range of industries.

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What will you do as an apprentice in composites?

Future pathways

You’ll work with materials such as carbon, aramid and glass fibres to manufacture parts or assemblies to service many industry sectors.

• Certificate IV in Engineering

Apprentices will gain important knowledge about the processes and equipment associated with open and closed moulding.

Your future is bright in composites. Composites Australia is working with industry to develop learning strategies, with possibilities for a degree program in the future.

Why choose to work in the composites industry? • The composites industry is an emerging industry, with the use of composites now increasing across many mainstream industries and leading to a growing demand for skilled workers. • This is a trade that can service the imagination and spur innovation. • Our apprentices are able to develop skills used in other metal trades to complement composite skills.

• Diploma of Engineering (Advanced Trade)

Future career opportunities • Production manager/ supervisor • Quality manager • Tool designer • Design engineer (Industrial designer) As composite materials gradually become a replacement for more traditional materials (metals, timbers and other plastics), there will be opportunities to move across various sectors in the industry and to gain experience nationally and internationally.

What you will be doing • Develop knowledge about materials and processes • Mould preparation and mould release procedures for all types of moulding • Develop skills to construct basic and complex open moulds

Where will you study? Building J, Broadmeadows campus

Need to find out more?

• Develop skills to construct basic and complex closed moulds

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• Composite part finishing


• Basic plug and mould design driven by process • Minor and major repairs of composite parts


• Basic design using composites

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