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.
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
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
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.
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
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