Take your career in engineering to the next level with this advanced qualification. You will gain the technical skills and knowledge required to work as a qualified welder.
Statement of Attainment of accredited unit/s
Take your career in engineering to the next level with this advanced qualification. This course is primarily for people with existing engineering trade qualifications and will give you the technical skills and knowledge required to work as a qualified welder.
Job opportunities for structural steel and welding trades workers are strong with over 70,000 people employed in this industry in 2015. This course will give you the hands on skills you need to work in a range of manufacturing, construction, and professional, scientific and technical services.
In this course you will develop the theoretical knowledge and practical skills in welding to meet the requirements of statutory authorities and industry demands for quality assurance. You will learn how to perform welds to code standards using gas tungsten, manual metal, and gas metal arc welding processes.
Successful completion of this course will give you the skills and knowledge required to obtain your welding qualifications AS1796 (certification level).
The successful achievement of this course requires you to complete selected units from the list below.
|UNIT CODE||UNIT NAME|
||Apply welding principles|
||Weld using submerged arc welding process|
||Perform welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process|
||Perform pipe welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process|
||Perform welds to code standards using gas tungsten arc welding process|
||Perform welds to code standards using flux core arc welding process|
||Perform welds to code standards using gas metal arc welding process|
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Direct entry trades include:
Persons who have completed the correlating accredited units:
Please note: there are a number of different welding certificates and you must enrol into the appropriate unit that aligns to the certificate type you wish to obtain.
For Practical Classes:
Personal protective equipment (PPE):
PPE listed below not supplied by TAFEQLD SkillsTech
For Theory Classes:
Students failing to meet these minimum standards of dress will not be permitted entry to practical classes.
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.
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.
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.