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NONAC03025

Welding Certification Preparatory

Preparing students for Weld Australia Certification (AS1796) | Non-accredited Short Course

This course will provide an opportunity to develop skills in preparation for Weld Australia Assessment in one of the following AS1796 Certification of Welders tickets.

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Sunshine Coast Darling Downs and South West
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 02 Oct 2024 Duration: 10 weeks View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee

This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

$1,625

Course overview

This course will provide an opportunity to develop skills in preparation for Weld Australia Assessment in one of the following AS1796 Certification of Welders tickets:

  • Manual metal-arc welding process on plate/pipe. Tickets: 1, 1E, 3, 3E
  • Manual metal-arc welding on pipe - Ticket 2, 4, 5
  • Gas tungsten-arc welding on pipe - Ticket 5, 7
  • Gas metal-arc welding on pipe and plate - Ticket 8G
  • Flux-cored arc welding on pipe and plate - Ticket 8F
  • Submerged ARC welding Ticket: 9

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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  • 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

  • demo View comparison chart
  • 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

  • demo View comparison chart
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Acacia Ridge
On Campus
02 Oct 2024
10 weeks
Part time 1 night per week and 1 full day on Friday for test
Wednesday, Friday
  • Full fee: $1,625

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

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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. 

02 Oct 2024
DURATION

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

10 weeks
Workload

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

Part time 1 night per week and 1 full day on Friday for test
Wednesday, Friday
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,625

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

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

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

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

No
ASSESSMENT

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

No assessment
TEACHER COMMS

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

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom
Ipswich
On Campus
28 Oct 2024
2 weeks
Part time 4 days per week Monday 10am-4.30pm Tuesday to Thursday 8am-4.30pm
  • Full fee: $1,625

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Ipswich

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. 

28 Oct 2024
DURATION

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

2 weeks
Workload

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

Part time 4 days per week Monday 10am-4.30pm Tuesday to Thursday 8am-4.30pm
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,625

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

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

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

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

No
ASSESSMENT

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

No assessment
TEACHER COMMS

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

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Nambour
On Campus
02 Oct 2024
10 weeks
Part time 1 night per week
Wednesday
  • Full fee: $1,625

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Nambour

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. 

02 Oct 2024
DURATION

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

10 weeks
Workload

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

Part time 1 night per week
Wednesday
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,625

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

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

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

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

No
ASSESSMENT

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

On-Campus
TEACHER COMMS

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

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom
CAMPUS STUDY MODE START DATE DURATION WORKLOAD WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Toowoomba
On Campus
02 Dec 2024
2 weeks
Part time 4 days per week Monday 10am-4.30pm Tuesday to Thursday 8am-4.30pm
  • Full fee: $1,625

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

demo

Toowoomba

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. 

02 Dec 2024
DURATION

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

2 weeks
Workload

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

Part time 4 days per week Monday 10am-4.30pm Tuesday to Thursday 8am-4.30pm
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $1,625

    This is the total course fee. Read more about student loans and payment plans.

Class format

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

Teacher-led, Scheduled
VIRTUAL CLASS

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

No
ASSESSMENT

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

No assessment
TEACHER COMMS

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

  • Phone, Email, Face-to-face, Zoom

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Welding Certification Preparatory (NONAC03025)

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Welding Certification Preparatory

COURSE CODE: NONAC03025
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

 

Engineering welding experience or industry experience is highly recommended.

Resources required

Workwear and Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • Protective clothing - long cotton drill trousers, and long-sleeved cotton drill shirt
  • Eye protection - must comply with AS1338
  • Hearing protection - must comply with AS1270 (is supplied)
  • Protective footwear - safety toe, leather upper, non-slip – must comply with AS2210
  • Hair protection - peak cap with a snood capable of fully containing hair
  • Welding helmets - it is preferred that you provide your own for hygiene reasons and it must comply with AS1338-1

Students who do not meet these minimum standards of work wear and PPE will not be permitted entry into workshops.

Important information

At the conclusion of training you are then able to undertake a Welding Australian examination. To undertake the Weld Australia examination you MUST also enrol into the relevant ticket certification course below:

  • NONAC03154    Stick - MMAW Certification (Plate). Ticket 1, 1E, 3, 3E
  • NONAC03155    Stick - MMAW Certification (Pipe). Ticket 2, 4, 5
  • NONAC03156    TIG - GTAW Certification. Ticket 5, 7
  • NONAC03157    MIG - GMAW Certification. Ticket 8G
  • NONAC03158    FLUX - FCAW Certification. Ticket 8F
  • NONAC03159    Submerged ARC - SAW Certification. Ticket 9

Successful completion of one of the above Weld Australia examinations will enable you to apply for certification within the Australian Welder Certification Register (AWCR). The candidate will also incur an additional fee with Weld Australia at time of application.

To obtain the Certificate of Welders AS1796 with Weld Australia, you are required to complete theory and practical requirements as outlined by AS1796 Certification of Welders. TAFE Queensland provides training in the area of welding theory if you are seeking to complete the theory assessment through Weld Australia (see Welding Certification Theory). You can concurrently complete the practical and theory requirements however, you must apply for certification within two (2) years of having completed both theory and practical assessments.

Re-test Information for Weld Australia Certification Tickets listed above.
Where one of the test welds does not comply with standard requirements, the candidate will be provided one opportunity to re-test that weld.  Non-compliance of this re-test will mark the conclusion of the examination. Non-compliance of more than one test weld marks the conclusion of the examination. Following a non-conformant examination, you may choose to re-enrol for further training and/or examination opportunities.

Weld Australia Contact details  
Reference: Welder Certification Theory assessment for Welding Standards AS1796
Email:  awcr@wtia.com.au
Phone: 02 8748 0100
Web: https://awcr.org.au/

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
  • University of Southern Queensland

How to apply

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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.