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NONAC03062

Foundry Skills

Non-accredited Short Course

Learn foundry skills in casting and moulding.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 15 Jul 2024 Duration: 1 month View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$445

Course overview

Casting and moulding: This course would be suitable for you if you are interested in learning how to make sand moulds and cast metal parts of different basic shapes and sizes.

The course is practically designed for you to produce quality ferrous and non-ferrous casting and gain knowledge about the workings of a foundry.

Topics include: moulding methods, mixing and preparing moulding sand, melting and pouring molten metal and basic pattern types.

Being a hobbyist or an experienced foundry person it is not always easy coming up with a quality casting. This course will show you what is achievable using the sand casting process.

Course outcome:

Statement of Participation

Ways to study
  • You'll learn face to face with a teacher in a classroom or simulated workplace environment. You may access learning materials through our online learning management system Connect. Learn more

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CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Acacia Ridge
On Campus
15 Jul 2024
1 month
Casting & Moulding: Part time 1 night per week 5pm - 8pm
Monday
  • Full fee: $445
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Acacia Ridge

On Campus

  • Online Time

    How much of the course will be delivered online. 

    0%
  • On Campus Time
    100%
START DATE

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

15 Jul 2024

The date the course starts. Apply early as intakes fill up quickly. 

DURATION

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

1 month

The total length of time it takes to complete the course.

Workload

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

Casting & Moulding: Part time 1 night per week 5pm - 8pm
Monday

The average amount of time students will need to allocate to study each week.

WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $445
Class format

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

Teacher-led, Scheduled

Some courses include classes at scheduled times while others can be completed in your own time.

VIRTUAL CLASS

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

No

Scheduled online classes using video conferencing software (such as Zoom).

ASSESSMENT

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

No assessment

The primary location assessments will take place. Some courses also require vocational placement.

TEACHER COMMS

The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

    The different ways you can contact your teacher throughout the course.

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Foundry Skills (NONAC03062)

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Foundry Skills

COURSE CODE: NONAC03062
Payment Options

How can I pay for this course?

No matter what your circumstances, TAFE Queensland has a payment option to suit you. If you are unsure of what’s right for you, get in touch. We’re here to help. 

Payment plan

If you have difficulty paying for the full cost of a course upfront, you may be eligible for a payment plan.

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Upfront payment

This may be the full fee for the course, or the student contribution amount if you are eligible for a subsidy or concession.

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Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

Resources required

Personal protective equipment (PPE):

  • safety glasses - students must wear these at all times in the workshop or any eye hazard area as specified by the teacher
  • protective footwear - covered uppers, capped toe’s and non-slip shoes to AS2210
  • hair protection - long hair (i.e. hair below collar length) must be restrained (hat, headband, or hair tie) within the workshop environment
  • clothing - overalls or long cotton trousers and a long sleeved cotton drill shirt are required to be worn at all times when undertaking practical training

Important information

Courses delivered on campus may have a combination of online and classroom-based learning. 

If you are studying full time, you should allow up to 16 hours per week of personal study time to complete the course requirements.

Pathways

University pathways

If you want to go on to further study at university, TAFE Queensland has a pathway option to get you there. In many cases, completing one of our diplomas may give you a full year of credit towards a degree with one of our partner universities.

Learn more about University Pathways

  • James Cook University
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

Direct application

If you're ready to get started, simply hit the Apply Now button on your preferred course information page and get your application underway online. 

Course disclaimer

All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolment numbers. Timetable information is subject to change prior to commencement and/or during the duration of your course.