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  • MEM40105 - selected units

Welding Theory

Accredited Skill Set
At a glance

At a glance

Progress your engineering fabrication career with this technical course.

COURSE OUTCOME

Statement of Attainment of accredited unit/s

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Course overview

Course overview

Get skilled for the light or heavy metal fabrication and welding industry. Through this course you will gain the theoretical knowledge to safely apply welding practices by identifying the risks associated with welding and implementing the correct hazard reduction practices. You will also learn to identify material properties, and develop the ability to select the correct welding process to achieve a safe and effective weld. You will receive a Statement of Attainment upon completion of this course. If you wish to undertake the full qualification, you will receive recognition of ... units completed.

Units

The successful achievement of this program requires you to complete all units from the list below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
MEM05052A
Apply safe welding practices
MEM05051A
Select welding processes

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

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Ways to study

Ways to study

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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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland
Payment options

Payment options

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.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

It is recommended that students complete Course in Welding Basic - Practical prior to undertaking this course.

Resources required

For Practical Classes:

Personal protective equipment (PPE):

PPE listed below not supplied by TAFEQLD SkillsTech

  • safety glasses - students must wear these at all times in the workshop or any eye hazard area as specified by the teacher
  • Welding helmet - (must be shade 10 or 11 lenses)
  • protective footwear - covered uppers, capped toe's and non-slip shoes to AS2210
  • Gauntlet welding gloves – long leather gloves to AS2161
  • 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

For Theory Classes:

  • Protective Clothing - clean and neat for example: shorts and T-shirt (No torn sleeveless shirts, no t-shirts with offiensive logos/print or singlets permitted)
  • Protective footwear must be worn into classroom for example enclosed shoes or work boots. (No open shoes are to be worn into the class for example thongs or slip on shoes)

Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry to practical classes.

Materials list:

  • pen
  • notebook
  • workbook

Assessment Methods

Skill and knowledge assessments are an essential step in progressing through your course. You may be assessed in a number of ways while you are studying at TAFE Queensland, including observation, written assessment, questioning, portfolios, work samples, third-party feedback, and through recognition of prior learning. Read more about assessment methods.

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.

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How to apply

How to apply

Recognition of Prior Learning (RPL) and credit transfers


Fast track your way to a formal qualification by earning credit for the things you already know. Getting recognition for the skills you've gained from the workplace or previous learning means less study time for you, and getting the paper to prove you're qualified a whole lot sooner. We can assess your skills, directly apply credits from previous successful study, and give you advanced standing in your course.

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If you have read and understood the student rules, refund policy, understand your fees and payment options, have a Unique Student Identifier (USI) and checked you meet the entry requirements and selection criteria for this course, you're ready to get started.

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
  • University of Queensland
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland