Bring your existing skills up to industry standard to work in the metal fabrication or allied engineering industry. Learn to weld at an AS1554.1 structural level, and specialise in either manual metal arc, gas metal arc or gas tungsten arc welding.
During this course you'll learn to:
Heat, cut and gouge materials
Join ferrous and non-ferrous materials in all weld position
Interpret engineering drawings
Perform either gas metal arc welding, manual metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding
You'll leave this course with:
A Certificate of Attendance
A potential pathway to further study in the fabrication industry
A sound understanding of advanced welding techniques
Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects
Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol
There are no entry requirements for this course.
To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:
Personal protective equipment (PPE), including one-piece cotton drill overalls or cotton drill trousers, a long sleeve shirt, steel capped boots, helmet and safety glasses
Existing high-level welding abilities, and are looking bring your skills up to industry standards. For entry level welders, please refer to 800-000030 - TAFE Statement in Basic Welding.
TAFE NSW is committed to meeting the learning needs of every community. Meeting these needs can mean there are additional entry requirements at different campus locations. Check your preferred location for further requirements. If you need help preparing for study, contact us to find out how we can support you.
Our graduates go onto roles like: fabricator, welder, boilermakers and sheet metal worker.
Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.
At TAFE NSW, we recognise your previous work experience and study history. You may be able to use recognition of prior learning when applying for a course in the future. If you're successful, you'll get your qualification faster.
Courses can be made up of a combination of core and specialty units.
Core units consist of the knowledge you'll need to build key skills for success in your field, industry or hobby.
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