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NONAC03062

Foundry Skills

Non-accredited Short Course

Learn foundry skills in casting and moulding.

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NEXT START DATE 18 Jul 2022
STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee
$400

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:

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Ways to study
CAMPUS START DATES DURATION WORKLOAD STUDY MODE WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Acacia Ridge
18 Jul 2022
4 weeks
Casting & Moulding. Part time 1 night per week.
Monday
Classroom
  • Full fee: $400

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Foundry Skills (NONAC03062)

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Foundry Skills

COURSE CODE: NONAC03062
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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
Need to know

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 wee 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.

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

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