Metal Trades

Skill Set Basic Fabrication

TASMSS0037 – Basic Fabrication Skill Set

Learn basic fabrication skills in sheet and plate assembly and gas metal arc welding.

Units of competence offered include:

  • MEM03003B – Perform sheet and plate assembly
  • MEM05050B – Perform routine gas metal arc welding
  • MEM13014A – Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment
  • MEM18001C – Use hand tools
  • MEM18002B – Use power tools/hand held operations

Location, dates and times

Bender Drive – 8 Bender Drive, Derwent Park
Duration:  approx. 20 weeks, One night a week (Tuesday or Thursday) 5.30pm – 8.30pm.

When: Come along to one of the following information evenings. You can sign up on the night and start the course the following week.

  • 5 March 2019
  • 2 April 2019
  • 7 May 2019
  • 4 June 2019
  • 2 July 2019

Alanvale Campus
Duration:  approx. 20 weeks, Wednesday evenings – 5.30pm to 8.30pm 

  • Next Intake:  2019

Devonport Campus

  • Next Intake:  2019

Students who complete the Introduction to Welding Processes Skill Set and continue onto the TASMSS0037 – Basic Fabrication Skill Set will receive credit transfer for MEM05050B – Perform Routine Gas Metal Arc Welding and MEM13014A – Apply Principles Of Occupational Health And Safety In The Work Environment and may complete the skill set in less time.

Learning Options

This course is delivered on campus.

Recognition of Prior Learning

It makes sense that you should be recognised for the things you already know how to do. TasTAFE can assess your skills and knowledge based on your previous education, work history or life experience. This may help you gain your qualification a whole lot faster.

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Fees and Payments

Full Fee:  $289
Concession:  $96.32
Commercial:  $1,339

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Essential Requirements

Basic literacy and numeracy skills.


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