Metal Trades

Skill Set Introduction to Welding

TASMSS0036 – Introduction to Welding Skill Set

Learn basic welding skills in manual metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and oxy acetylene welding.

Units of competence offered include:

  • MEM05007C – Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
  • MEM05012C – Perform routine manual metal arc welding
  • MEM05049B – Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
  • MEM05050B – Perform routine gas metal arc welding
  • MEM13014A – Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment

Location, dates and times

Bender Drive, 8 Bender Drive, Derwent Park

  • Next Intake:  2020
  • Duration:  approx. 20 weeks, evenings – 5.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Dates will be advised with sufficient numbers
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to register your interest

Alanvale Campus

  • Next Intake:  2020
  • Duration:  approx. 18 weeks

Devonport Campus

  • Next Intake:   2020
  • Duration:  approx. 18 weeks, Wednesday evenings – 5.30pm to 9pm

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.

For further details please refer to our Recognition of Prior Learning page.

Fees and Payments

Full Fee:  $150
Concession:  $50
Commercial:  $1,092

Plus a $200 non-refundable materials fee

For further fee and payment information visit our Fees and Payment page.


What will I need to bring?

All prescribed safety equipment is the responsibility of the student.

Essential Requirements

Basic literacy and numeracy skills are required for this course.


Contact us today to find out if this is the right course for you.

Student Support

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