What training is on offer?

Marcellin Technical College focuses on four key industry sectors that meet the needs of Industry within the southern region of Adelaide.

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Students in the automotive stream are undertaking their Certificate III in Automotive Mechanical Technology, studying a series of units that teach them:

  • Inspection skills: vehicle safety/roadworthy inspections and part inspections
  • Servicing and repair skills: using and maintaining tools, covering engines, charging systems, batteries, ignition systems, petrol fuel systems, final drive, transmissions, low-voltage wiring/lighting systems, cooling systems, braking systems, air compressors and air lines and steering systems
  • Professional workplace skills: safe working practices, implementing and monitoring environmental regulations


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Building and Construction


Our Building and Construction students hit the ground running when they arrive on your work site. Building and Construction covers plumbing, general construction and shop fitting. As a student in the Building and Construction stream, they are undertaking their Certificate III in Carpentry, Certificate III in Cabinet Making or Furniture Making, studying a series of units that teach them:

  • Planning skills: reading and interpreting plans, measurement and calculations
  • Professional workplace skills: OH&S and workplace safety, workplace communications, scaffolding, White card training
  • Practical carpentry: handling hand and power tools, leveling devices, basic setting out, sub-floor framing, timber wall framing, shop fitting

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The Electrotechnology banner covers a diverse range of occupations such as:

  • Electricians – domestic and industrial
  • Electrical fitters
  • Refrigeration mechanics
  • Data and security technicians

Students attending the college have an understanding of each of these occupations, and armed with good OHS&W awareness are able to be productive when they are out on the work site. As a student in the electrical stream, they are undertaking their Certification III in Electrotechnology, studying a series of units that teach them:

  • Workshop practice, hand and power tools, installing and maintaining electrical components, wiring systems, equipment and electrical systems.
  • Where practicable, course delivery will include a range of practical exercises, minor and major projects.


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Metal and Engineering


Students in the Metals and Engineering stream, are undertaking their Certificate III in Engineering (Mechanical Trade) or Certificate III in Engineering (Fabrication Trade) studying a series of units that teach them:

  • Planning skills: planning tasks, measurement and calculations, precision mechanical measurement interpreting technical drawing
  • Handling tools: using hand and power tools, workshop machines, general machining, milling operations, operational maintenance of machines and equipment, lathe operation, welding, manual heating and thermal cutting
  • Professional workplace skills: applying quality procedures and systems, OH&S and workplace safety, organise and communicate information.

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