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First bike rack training program at Tonsley

First bike rack training program at Tonsley

We are seeking applications from motivated and committed people living in Adelaide’s southern suburbs to participate in the Bike Rack Live Site Training program.

The program will provide practical hands-on experience in designing, fabricating and installing bike racks within Tonsley innovation district and in the local community. Applicants should be enthusiastic and have an interest in learning about engineering in a hands-on environment.

This program is brought to you by the Renewal SA Works Program at Tonsley in partnership with ATEC, the Department of State Development and WorkReady.

About the training program

An engineering qualification can lead to careers in fitting and machining, mechanical fitter, boilermaker – metal fabrication (light or heavy) and entry to diesel fitting.

Program participants will gain experience in thermal cutting, arc welding and the use of hand and power tools.

Program graduates will achieve:

  • Certificate II in Engineering [MEM20105]
  • White Card – Work Safely in the Construction Industry [CPCCOHS1001A]

Suitable participants will also have the opportunity to complete a two-week work experience placement within industry.

Where and when

The training program starts on Monday, 13 February 2017 and runs for 10 weeks, Monday – Friday, 8.00am – 4.30pm daily.

Participants will be required to attend training at Adelaide Training & Employment Centre (ATEC) at 5 Refinery Road, Lonsdale, as well as in and around the Tonsley innovation district at 1284 South Road, Tonsley.


This program is subsidised through WorkReady by the Government of South Australia for eligible students.

Participants are required to supply their own personal protective equipment (PPE).

How to apply

Participants will only be selected for the program after attending the information session.


10.00am – 11.30 am
Wednesday, 1 February 2017


ATEC Lonsdale Training Centre
5 Refinery Road, Lonsdale

To register

Contact Lauren at ATEC to register for the information session.

Register via phone on 1300 112 832

Register via email at [email protected]



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