Part Time Day
Course Start Date
12 Hours per week
- Nationally Recognised Training
- This training is subsidised by the NSW Government
- Fully Subsidised Course
This course is for people entering employment in manufacturing, engineering and related industry areas. You will gain the basic competencies required to work as an operator in these areas.
You will acquire skills and knowledge in workplace communication, occupational health and safety, quality procedures and planning, plus some industry-specific skills in a production or process area relevant to your current or intended employment.
The course duration will vary depending on the training pathway agreed to between you, your employer and the TAFE college.
This course is superseded.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.
There are no information sessions currently scheduled for this course
This is a part time day course. You will need to attend approximately 12 hours of class, 2 days a week, for 15 weeks.
IS THIS COURSE RIGHT FOR YOU?
This course offering is designed for people who:
- are job seekers looking to gain skills and knowledge in basic welding and metal fabrication to improve their chances of gaining an apprenticeship in the metal fabrication and welding 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
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)
- Studiosity - online access to a real life tutor
- Easy computing online short courses
- Access to local TAFE libraries
This course is currently scheduled on Wednesday and Thursday from 9 am to 3.30 pm.This timetable may change and will be confirmed by your teacher.
SMART AND SKILLED FEES
This course is government-subsidised, meaning you pay a portion of the full course fee to TAFE NSW and the NSW Government will pay the balance. However, you must meet certain eligibility criteria for this to apply.
Depending on your previous qualifications and experience, your fee may be less than the maximum fee quoted. Your actual fee and eligibility for concession/exemption will be calculated and confirmed during the enrolment process. Payment plans are available through TAFE NSW for Smart and Skilled eligible qualifications.
For further information about eligibility and explanations of the different fee categories, visit Are You Eligible?
You will need to provide for yourself the following resources which you will keep when you complete your study: Students are required to provide suitable cotton drill long pants and long sleeve clothing and leather safety work boots. Approx cost $150 - Denim jeans can be worn as long as they are in good condition - no tears or rips. Clothing does not need to be high visibilty type. New clothing should be washed prior to use to remove dye solvents. Safety Glasses ? It is recommend that students bring the following PPE, If they are unable to a loan set will be provided Suitable eye protection must be worn at all times to comply with Workplace Health & Safety regulations.
Gloves ? Suitable long leather gloves must be worn when arc welding or flame cutting. Gloves must be removed before using grinding machines. Oxy Welding Goggles ? Are to be worn when oxy welding or cutting. Welding Helmet ? Must be worn when arc welding. Cracked lenses must be replaced. Earmuffs/Earplugs ? Are to be worn in all designated areas and when requested by the teacher.
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Learn about TAFE NSW Fees
Learn about TAFE NSW Payment/Funding
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
Semester two starts July 2020. Enquire now to be notified when enrolments open.
To find out more information on this course including the next start date, submit an online enquiry by clicking the Enquire Now button on this page, or call 131 601 during business hours* to chat with a member of our friendly customer service team.
*Our customer service team are available from Monday to Friday, 9am to 5pm AEST.
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 your chosen 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.
If you are interested in studying as a Trainee or Apprentice please call 131 601 for full details.
|MEM13014A||Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment|
|MEM14004A||Plan to undertake a routine task|
|MEM15024A||Apply quality procedures|
|MEM16007A||Work with others in a manufacturing, engineering or related environment|
|MEM03003B||Perform sheet and plate assembly|
|MEM05004C||Perform routine oxy acetylene welding|
|MEM05005B||Carry out mechanical cutting|
|MEM05006C||Perform brazing and or silver soldering|
|MEM05007C||Perform manual heating and thermal cutting|
|MEM05012C||Perform routine manual metal arc welding|
|MEM12001B||Use comparison and basic measuring devices|
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations|
Operator-production worker or operator-process worker at level C13 under the Metal, Engineering and Associated 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.
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