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NONAC03158

FLUX - FCAW Certification. Ticket 8F - Weld Australia Certification (AS1796)

Non-accredited Short Course

To gain Weld Australia AS1796 Certification of Welders -Ticket 8F you will need to successfully complete a practical examination in Flux-core arc welding (plate and pipe).

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STUDY LOCATIONS Greater Brisbane Darling Downs and South West North Queensland
WAYS TO STUDY On campus
NEXT INTAKE Start date: 28 Oct 2024 Duration: 2 weeks View all intakes
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
Full Fee

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

$710

Course overview

You will complete a practical examination for Certificate No. 8F—Flux-core arc welding (FCAW) of plate and pipe.

You are required to meet all the requirements as outlined by AS1796 Certification of Welders.

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
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: $710

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

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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: $710

    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
Acacia Ridge
On Campus
27 Nov 2024
up to 3 weeks
Part time 1 night per week and one full day Friday for test
Wednesday
  • Full fee: $710

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

demo

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. 

27 Nov 2024
DURATION

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

up to 3 weeks
Workload

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

Part time 1 night per week and one full day Friday for test
Wednesday
WHAT YOU'LL PAY
  • Full fee: $710

    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
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: $710

    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: $710

    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
Townsville - Trade Training Centre Bohle
On Campus
Anytime
up to 4 months
Part time 1 night per week
Wednesday
  • Full fee: $710

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

demo

Townsville - Trade Training Centre Bohle

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. 

Anytime
DURATION

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

up to 4 months
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: $710

    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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FLUX - FCAW Certification. Ticket 8F - Weld Australia Certification (AS1796) (NONAC03158)

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FLUX - FCAW Certification. Ticket 8F - Weld Australia Certification (AS1796)

COURSE CODE: NONAC03158
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

Selection criteria

You will be required to enrol and complete the Welding Certification Preparatory course or meet the below evidence requirements. You will benefit from enrolling into this course to practice your skills prior to your assessment for the Weld Australia Certification AS1796.
 
For Certificate No. 8F, a candidate shall meet one of the following:

  • One year’s welding experience, subsequent to or during an apprenticeship to an acceptable trade, including 40 hours’ training in the welding of plate and pipe using flux cored-arc welding process.
  • Two years’ welding experience and documentary evidence of the successful completion of one or more welding programs, which includes at least 300 hours’ training in the theory and practice of welding and, during or subsequent to this period, 40 hours’ training in the welding of plate and pipe using flux cored-arc welding process.
  • Three years’ welding experience and, during or subsequent to this period, 40 hours’ training in the welding of plate and pipe using flux cored-arc welding process.

 

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

To obtain the Certification of Welders AS1796 with Weld Australia, you are required to complete theory and practical requirements as outlined by AS1796 Certification of Welders.

Your teacher will assist you in the submission of evidence with Weld Australia. The cost of the course covers the examination by TAFE Queensland, however you will incur an additional fee with Weld Australia at the time of your application.

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 completing both theory and practical assessments.

You shall submit to the examining body authenticated documentary evidence of having pre-examination requirements specified for the necessary certificate.

Documentary evidence
The documentary evidence shall include details of:

  1. Attending or having attended one or more welding courses of instruction.
  2. Experience gained in work that includes, joints, materials, and thicknesses not differing greatly from practical tests for the required certificate as specified in this standard.

Re-testing information
Where one of the test welds does not comply with standard requirements, you will be provided to re-test that weld. Non-compliance of this re-test will mark 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.

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

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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.