Sheet Metal Apprenticeship

Bring your attention to detail and hands-on skills to this light fabrication apprenticeship and earn money while gaining a qualification
Job ID: 5570 Metal and Engineering - Fabrication VIC - Clayton Apprentice Positions Available: 1


Do you have an eye for detail and work best with your hands? Are you drawn to working with metal and find yourself picturing how things are made and what you would do differently? Becoming a Sheet Metal Apprentice could be what you are looking for!

Undertaking this four-year apprenticeship will give you the opportunity to become a qualified tradesperson in the fabrication field and earn your MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication (Light Sheet Metal).

You will learn all aspects of Sheet Metal fabrication including working with detailed drawings, welding, break press operation, operating hand and machine tools including CNC equipment, and final assembly of fabricated components.

This position is located in Clayton where you will be hosted with a renowned company that manufactures bakery and hospitality equipment.


  • No HECS-HELP debt – in fact, most apprenticeships are fully funded by the Government. So you will finish your 4 years with a qualification, no debt, and ready to earn the big bucks in an industry that is eager for more qualified tradespeople to join their ranks
  • We will actually pay you to learn! How many of your uni mates get paid to study?
  • Your own personal MIGAS mentor who will guide you through your apprenticeship
  • Free uniforms and PPE when you start with MIGAS
  • Potential to be selected for one of MIGAS’s annual MiScholarship awards, resulting in a combination of a cash prize and additional financial support
  • We are a culturally diverse employer and actively advocate for local Indigenous Australians and women in trades
  • Host specific – RDOs, additional training, perks


You may be a school leaver who has completed a Certificate II in Engineering or have had work experience in a similar role as a trade assistant and looking to get a trade qualification. 

Ideally you will enjoy technical activities, have an interest in computer programmable machinery along with good computer skills, and have an eye for detail. The role will suit someone who is physically fit and has the passion to learn and thrive in a fast-paced environment.


  • Own vehicle and driver's licence to get to work each day
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Good safety awareness
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Ability to pass a Medical and Drug and Alcohol testing

If you think this could be you – apply online now by submitting your resume and cover letter explaining why you think you would be the ideal Sheet Metal Apprentice.

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