Engineering Light Fabrication Skills

Gain an introduction to basic engineering fabrication skills. Complete a
small fabrication project. Perfect if you need to update your skills for the
workforce, or if want to pursue a new hobby.

What you will learn

  • Safely operate workshop tools and equipments
  • Carry out measurements
  • Perform heat treatments
  • Cut and shape a range of materials
  • Do basic GMAW, GTAW welding tasks

You'll need the following items for the workshop:

  • Overalls or dustcoat
  • Steel-capped safety shoes or boots
  • Safety glasses 

Entry criteria

What it will cost


  • Fee: $1,135
  • Student services fee: $220

    Your student fee is included in your course fees. It is not billed separately. Amount shown is based on full year study. More details.


This programme is not available to international students.

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?


Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.


Contact our international team to check the suitability of this course for international students.

Offered by:
School of Engineering
Offered by:
Te Kāhui Pūkenga o ngā Pūkaha
Formal programme title:
Engineering Light Fabrication Skills (Introduction)
Programme code: