Course code: 800-001141

    TAFE Statement in Apply Welding Principles

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    OverviewAbout this course

    Complement your welding skills with this theory-focused course. Learn the principles related to the practical applications of welding. Understand welding terms, codes, symbols and the setup requirements for various materials and processes.

    OutcomesWhat you'll gain

    Learning outcomes

    During this course you'll learn to:

    • Apply statutory and regulatory requirements to welding procedures

    • Interpret welding terms, codes and symbols

    • Determine the effects of heat treatment on metal in relation to welding

    • Plan the logical sequence of welding operations

    Course outcomes

    You'll leave this course with:

    • A Certificate of Attendance

    • A pathway to further study in AS1796 welding certificates 1-9

    • The ability to understand the theory related to the practical applications of welding

    SuitabilityIs this course right for you?

    Entry requirements

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

    • One year of welding experience during or after an apprenticeship, including 40 hours training in the use of manual metal-arc welding of plate, as evidenced by your resume or a letter from your employer, OR

    • Two years of welding experience and the successful completion of one or more welding courses (at least 300 hours training in the theory and practice of welding). Experience must include the welding of plate, using the manual metal-arc welding process, evidenced by a copy of your transcript or certificate, OR

    • Three years of welding experience and 40 hours training in the welding of plate using the manual metal-arc welding process, as evidenced by your resume or a letter from your employer

    Entry recommendations

    To be prepared for this course, we recommend you have:

    • Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LLN) at a Year 10 high school level

    • Access to a computer with adequate internet connection

    • Your own notebook and pens

    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.

    PathwaysWhere can this course take you?

    Career pathways

    Our graduates go onto roles like: AS1796 pressure welder, welding inspector and welding supervisor.

    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.

    UnitsUnits 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.

    • Apply Welding Principles800001141A

    TAFE NSW ServicesFacilities 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

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