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TAFE Statement in Advanced Welding to AS1554

  • TAFE NSW code: 800-000646-21ULT-003

Location – Ultimo


Part Time



Course Start Date

15 Jul 2021

Study Commitment

3.5 Hours per week


18 Weeks

  • Non Government Subsidised

Course Details

This course is for people requiring the knowledge and skills to work or seek employment as a Welder in a metal fabrication or allied engineering industry. You will acquire the practical skills and techniques associated with the welding process to join ferrous and non-ferrous materials in all weld positions, heat, cut and gouge materials, interpret engineering drawings. This course is designed to accommodate both off-the-job training and on-the-job training and experience.

When you study with TAFE NSW, we want you to succeed. Entry requirements allow us to make sure that you have the right pre-existing knowledge and skills to achieve your chosen qualification. You will need to provide evidence that you meet the requirements listed in this section.

Nil Required. Prior welding experience preferable.


With 130 locations across the state, TAFE NSW tailors qualifications to meet the needs of the local community and specific student groups (like apprentices, fast-tracked and online students). To make sure this course is the right fit for you, we will need you to demonstrate that you can meet the additional requirements below.

To successfully complete this course, you will need:

  • To be able to succesfully complete this course students need to demonstrate skills and performance evidence requirements in a simulated environment at a TAFE campus that is reflective of industry standards and activities.


There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course


This is a Part-Time evening blended course. You will need to attend approximately 3.5 hours of class, over 1 eveing a week, for 18 weeks.


The training is designed for existing and those seeking employment in a manufacturing engineering or related work environment. It provides the skills and knowledge required to meet AS1554 Structural welding.


We offer student services and study support to ensure you can achieve your goals. Learn about TAFE NSW Student Services

As a TAFE NSW student in this course, you will have access to:

  • LinkedIn Learning (formerly
  • Smarthinking - after hours online study support service
  • Easy computing online short courses
  • Access to local TAFE libraries
  • Accessibility and Disability Support Services
  • Access to Read&Write learning support software at TAFE and at home

The way you learn may change during your enrolment to ensure the best learning experience or to keep you safe as COVID-19 restrictions change, and some of our face to face classes may change to online or virtual classroom learning. Also, to ensure that we keep you safe while studying, we may modify our face to face classes to meet physical distancing requirements and increased cleaning on campus. If work placement and the demonstration of practical skills are requirements of your course, there may be a modification or delay in the planned timeframe due to COVID-19 impacts. Be assured, we'll keep you informed every step of the way.

This course is currently scheduled on Tuesday 5:30pm to 9:00pm. This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.

This training is not subsidised by Government funding. There are no fee exemptions, concessions or subsidies available for this course.

Payment of course fee must be made PRIOR to commencement of learning activity.


Students must provide their own personnel protective equipment.


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For further information or assistance, call 131 601.

Core Units
Number Title
800-000646A Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW) to AS1554
800-000646B Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) to AS1554
800-000646C Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) to AS1554
800-000646D Welding Assessment to AS1554

Note: Not all elective units listed may be available to study, please enquire for more information.

Welder, Structural welding to AS1554 standards.

Whether you're a school leaver, an aspiring apprentice, looking to kickstart a career, or you're upskilling, reskilling, or re-training, there's a TAFE NSW course to give you the skills you need for the job you want.

Course Location

Ultimo, Main Campus
651-731 Harris Street, Ultimo
Phone 131 601

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