Course code: 800-000646

TAFE Statement in Advanced Welding to AS1554

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Overview About this course

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.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

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

Course outcomes

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

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Professional Development

Learn a new skill and improve your career prospects

Entry requirements

Some courses require evidence of previous experience or study before you can enrol

  • There are no entry requirements for this course.

Entry recommendations

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.

Pathways Where can this course take you?

Career pathways

Our graduates go onto roles like: fabricator, welder, boilermakers and sheet metal worker.

Study options

Pursue an interest or upskill in your chosen field with another course.

Your experience counts

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.

Units Units taught in this course

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.

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) to AS1554 800000646B

  • Welding Assessment to AS1554 800000646D

  • Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW) to AS1554 800000646A

  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) to AS1554 800000646C

TAFE NSW Services Facilities and support

TAFE NSW provides support services across all campus locations and online. Whatever your needs or circumstances, we have the people, resources, counselling and facilities to support you in focusing on your studies.

  • TAFE NSW Disability Support Service

  • TAFE NSW Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) support

  • TAFE NSW Aboriginal Support; Learner support (ABE)

  • TAFE NSW Careers, Counselling and Pathways Service

  • TAFE NSW Libraries

  • Scholarship programs – be supported as you explore your talents and fulfil your potential

  • Read&Write literacy and study support software is available free for all TAFE NSW students to use while studying on campus and at home

  • LinkedIn Learning – an online resource which offers innovative courses and tutorials to improve your personal and professional skills

  • Student associations – get social with our student community

Info sessions Want to know more?

There are a total of 3 information sessions planned for this course. They'll take place at different locations across the state.

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