Course Start Date
21 Jul 2021
4 Hours per week
- Non Government Subsidised
This course is for people requiring the knowledge and skills to work or seek
employment as a Gas Tungsten Arc Welder (GTAW) in a metal fabrication or allied
You will acquire the practical skills and techniques associated with the GTAW
process to join ferrous and non-ferrous materials in all weld positions, heat,
cut and gouge materials, interpret engineering drawings and use a variety of
hand and power tools/equipment to fabricate metal components.
This course is designed to accommodate both off-the-job training and on-the-job
training and experience.
The duration of this program of study will vary depending on the competency
This course is superseded. You can still enrol in this course, and you will be contacted if you need to transition into the next version when it is available.
To find out more about this course, meet our teachers and receive information about enrolment and next steps, attend an information session.
|Wednesday, 23 June 2021||1.00pm to 6.00pm||Newcastle Campus, Building DB, Level G, Fabrication Workshop, Room 2|
This is a part time evening course. You will need to attend approximately 5 hours of class, over 1 evening a week, for 18 weeks.
You may also be required to complete approximately 2 hours of additional study each week outside of class hours including, private study, research and assignment preparation.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- Want to gain knowledge and experience in the field of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding.
This course is an advanced level course and learners are likely to have experience and knowledge within the welding fabrication trade.
MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE
There is a new version of this course coming soon. If it is available before you complete your studies, you will be notified of your options and may be transferred to the new course.
SERVICES AND STUDY SUPPORT
There are additional learning and study tools available for this course, including:
- Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander Student Support and Services
- Accessibility and Disability Services
- Personal Counselling
- Vocational Counselling
- Learning Support
- International Student Support
- Multicultural Support
Detailed current information on these Support Services are made available to staff and students at TAFE NSW Student Services. Additionally, every student is supported by a dedicated Student Services team at each campus location.
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 Lynda.com)
- 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 Wednesday from 5.00pm 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.
There will be additional fees for Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) and Learner Resources. Costs will be advised upon orientation.
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Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.
Learn about Recognition at TAFE NSW Recognition
Enrolling with us is easy, though the exact process does depend on your course and any prerequisites that go with it. Be sure to read all course information carefully to make sure it is the right qualification, location and study type for you. Enrol and pay online via our secure payment gateway to secure your place. As you progress through the enrolment process you will be prompted to provide additional information.
For further information or assistance, call 131 601.
|MEM05052A||Apply safe welding practices|
|MEM09002B||Interpret technical drawing|
|MEM05020C||Perform advanced welding using gas tungsten arc welding process|
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements|
|MEM05007C||Perform manual heating and thermal cutting|
|MEM05049B||Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding|
|MEM05051A||Select welding processes|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
|MEM05019D||Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process|
Completion of competency units in this course will enhance your career
progression under the Federal Metal and Engineering Industries Award.
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.
266 Maitland Road, Tighes Hill
Phone 131 601
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