Course code: 800-000960

TAFE Statement in Pressure Welding to AS1796 Theory

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Overview About this course

Confidently perform welding processes to the AS1796 Pressure welding standard to enrich your existing career in the welding industry. Ignite enthusiasm to take new welding skills, techniques and knowledge onto the job site.

Outcomes What you'll gain

Learning outcomes

During this course you'll learn to:

  • Determine job requirements and prepare weld joints to the AS1796 standard

  • Perform flux core, gas tungsten, gas metal, and metal arc welds to the AS1796 standard

  • Perform pipe welds to the AS1796 standard

  • Minimise weld defects and comply to industry standard safety protocols

  • Apply complex distortion control measures

  • Perform nick breaks and nick bends

Course outcomes

You'll leave this course with:

  • The ability to meet the welding standards defined by AS1796 :2022

  • A transcript from TAFE NSW and a digital certification card from Weld Australia upon successful completion of both practical and theory components

  • Enthusiasm to take new welding skills, techniques and knowledge onto the job site

  • A potential pathway to further study in the fabrication industry

Suitability Is this course right for you?

Entry requirements

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

  • A minimum of one year's experience subsequent to the successful completion of an apprenticeship, as evidenced by a letter from your employer. Or, two or more years' work experience, with at least one training program which includes 300 hours of training, as evidenced by your employer.

Entry recommendations

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

  • Drive to expand your welding skills and knowledge to meet the standards defined by AS1796 and to further your career

  • Existing high level welding abilities

  • Personal protective equipment including one-piece cotton drill overalls or cotton drill trousers, a long sleeve shirt, steel capped boots, helmet and safety glasses

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?

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.

  • Theory AS1796 Certificates 1-9 Topics 1-12 800000298N

  • Theory AS1796 Certificates 3-9 Topics 13-18 800000298P

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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