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  • 22462VIC

Course in Fusion Welding to ISO 9606 for Experienced Welders

At a glance

At a glance

Designed for experienced welders looking to upskill, this course will certify you to perform fusion (arc) welding procedures to meet the requirements of the international welding standard ISO 9606. 

JOB PROSPECTS
  • Metal Fabricator
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22462VIC Course in Fusion Welding to ISO 9606 for Experienced Welders

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Course overview

Course overview

Progress your career in fusion welding with this internationally-recognised short course. This practical course will provide you with the training required to perform fusion (arc) welding procedures to meet the requirements of the international welding standard ISO 9606. 

The Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA) has highlighted an urgent need to build up the number of welders in Australia who are certified to meet the international welding standard ISO 9606. Increasingly, this standard is being specified for major manufacturing and engineering projects such as rail, light rail and tram production, as well as for shipbuilding, aircraft manufacturing and defence force contracts. ISO 9606 certified welders are also required for other major works projects such as rail tunnelling, bridge and building construction.

This industry-recognised short course in fusion welding will boost your earning potential, give you better job stability, and qualify you for large-scale welding projects around the globe. Successful completion of this course will certify you to perform fusion welding procedures to meet the requirements of ISO 9606.

Units

To be awarded a Statement of Attainment you must complete 1 core and 5 elective units listed below.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
VU22301
Interpret and apply ISO 9606 for fusion welding processes

Note: Not all electives are available at all campuses.

UNIT CODE UNIT NAME
VU22306
Perform fusion welding procedures to meet the requirements of ISO 9606-3, 4 or 5 (Exotic metals)
VU22305
Perform fusion welding procedures to meet the requirements of ISO 9606-2(Aluminium/aluminium alloys)
VU22304
Perform fusion welding procedures to meet the requirements of ISO 9606-1 (Steels – stainless steels)
VU22303
Perform fusion welding procedures to meet the procedures of ISO 9606 - 1 (steels - carbon steels)
VU22302
Use augmented reality (AR) welding technology to practice fusion welding processes to ISO 9606

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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Applying for a course does not guarantee you a place in that course. Your place is only guaranteed once you enrol into units. Enrolling means that you are committing yourself to study, and to paying the associated fees. The tuition fees and applicable charges are required to be paid at enrolment or by scheduled instalment dates either by yourself, a nominated third party (e.g. your employer), or as identified within a contract for delivery of TAFE Queensland training.

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Important Information
Important Information

Important Information


Selection criteria

To enter this course as an experienced welder, you are required to have evidence of:

  • Certificate III level welding qualification (such as MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

OR

  • A minimum of three (3) years fusion welding experience

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, and hair protection. You should also wear 100% cotton drill industry-standard clothing. You may also be required to have access to a welding helmet and welding gloves. If you fail to meet these minimum standards of dress, you will not be permitted entry into practical classes.

It is recommended that you have access to a reliable internet connection to access TAFE Queensland's online learning system Connect, and a computer with up-to-date software, including Microsoft Office, Adobe Acrobat Reader and Adobe Flash Player. This equipment and software is available for use at all TAFE Queensland locations.

A recommended reading list and/or required textbooks will be provided during orientation or at the start of each unit. The purchase of these resources may incur additional costs, or you may be able to borrow them from the TAFE Queensland library network.

You are also required to bring a personal stationary, a USB, a scientific calculator, a metric ruler, scale rule, set squares, protractor, and french curves or flexible ruler (optional).

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

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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