Sheet metal, apprenticeship, certificate III, Canberra

Are you creative and enjoy working with sheet metal?

Interested in an apprenticeship in light fabrication?

At 1300apprentice we currently have fantastic opportunities for a 1st year sheet metal (light fabrication) apprentice to join a dynamic and innovative team based in Canberra. If you enjoy varied work and shaping metal products, this is the job for you!

Throughout the apprenticeship, you will be undertaking a Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication trade (sheet metal, light fabrication).

Duties that you will be responsible for but not limited to:

  • Read drawings and specifications of a job
  • Perform engineering measurements
  • Cut, roll, shape, bend, mould, spin, heat or hammer metal products to fabricate parts or sub-assemblies
  • Perform site installations
  • Interact with computing technology
  • Carry out mechanical cutting
  • Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Apply fabrication, forming and shaping techniques
  • Assemble fabricated components
  • Perform routine manual metal arc welding
  • Repair/replace/modify fabrications
  • Perform geometric development
  • Use workshop machines for basic operations
  • General clean up.


  • Drivers licence and own transport
  • Experience using basic hand and power tools
  • White card and asbestos card (can be obtained during the recruitment process).

To be successful:

  • Passionate about completing an apprenticeship in sheet metal
  • Great work ethic and attitude to work
  • Dedicated and willing to learn
  • Follow direction well.

Applicants must be Australian citizens and/or permanent residents with the right to work in Australia.

Suitable candidates only will be contacted for an interview.

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