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Welding Certification Preparatory

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At a glance

This course will provide an opportunity to develop skills in preparation for Weld Australia Assessment in one of the following AS1796 Certification of Welders tickets.

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NONAC03025 Welding Certification Preparatory

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Course overview

Course overview

This course will provide an opportunity to develop skills in preparation for Weld Australia Assessment in one of the following AS1796 Certification of Welders tickets:

  • Manual metal-arc welding process on plate/pipe. Tickets: 1, 1E, 3, 3E
  • Manual metal-arc welding on pipe - Ticket 2, 4, 5
  • Gas tungsten-arc welding on pipe - Ticket 5, 7
  • Gas metal-arc welding on pipe and plate - Ticket 8G
  • Flux-cored arc welding on pipe and plate - Ticket 8F
  • Submerged ARC welding Ticket: 9
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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
  • Southern Cross University
  • University of Canberra
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • Federation University
  • 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

Engineering welding experience or industry experience is highly recommended

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.

Need to know

At the conclusion of training you are then able to undertake a Welding Australian examination. To undertake the Weld Australia examination you MUST also enrol into the relevant ticket certification course below –

  • NONAC03154    Stick - MMAW Certification (Plate). Ticket 1, 1E, 3, 3E
  • NONAC03155    Stick - MMAW Certification (Pipe). Ticket 2, 4, 5
  • NONAC03156    TIG - GTAW Certification. Ticket 5, 7
  • NONAC03157    MIG - GMAW Certification. Ticket 8G
  • NONAC03158    FLUX - FCAW Certification. Ticket 8F
  • NONAC03159    Submerged ARC - SAW Certification. Ticket 9

Successful completion of one of the above Weld Australia examinations will enable you to apply for certification within the Australian Welder Certification Register (AWCR). The candidate will also incur an additional fee with Weld Australia at time of application.

Retest Information  for Weld Australia Certification Tickets listed above.

Where one of the test welds does not comply with standard requirements, the candidate will be provided one opportunity to re-test that weld.  Non-compliance of this re-test will mark the conclusion of the examination.
Non-compliance of more than one test weld marks the conclusion of the examination. 
Following a non-conformant examination candidates may choose to re-enrol for further training and/or examination opportunities.

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
  • Federation University
  • Griffith University
  • Queensland University of Technology
  • University of Southern Queensland