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Basic Welding for Builders

Non-accredited Short Course

Basic Welding for Builders short course will provide building and construction employees with the minimum guidelines to perform on-site structural steel welding for temporary and permanent steel structures.

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STUDY LOCATIONS North Queensland
Full Fee

Course overview

If welding has become a common part of your residential and commercial work, this short course will provide the benchmarks for visual inspection requirements and allow builders to perform to the minimum standard outlined in AS/NZS 1554.1 GP for welding of temporary or permanent steel structures. This practical course will consist of an introduction to AS/NZS1554.1 GP – Welding Steel Structures and outline the minimum levels of imperfections required to meet general purpose (GP) structural steel welding.

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Ways to study
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
21 Mar 2023
2 weeks
Part time 1 day per week
  • Full fee: $525
Townsville (Trade Training Centre Bohle)
13 Jun 2023
2 weeks
Part time 1 day per week
  • Full fee: $525

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Basic Welding for Builders (NONC03193A)

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Basic Welding for Builders

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. Some welding experience preferred.

Resources required

You are responsible for meeting the minimum occupational health and safety requirements in practical classes. This includes the use of safety glasses, protective footwear with covered uppers, steel capped toes and non-slip soles to AS2210, welding shield and welding gloves. You should also wear long sleeved 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing.

If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.


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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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.