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
Duration:  approx. 20 weeks, Tuesday & Thursday evenings – 5.30pm to 8.30pm

  • Student Intake dates:
    • 29 January 2019
    • 5 February 2019
    • 5 March 2019
    • 2 April 2019
    • 7 May 2019
    • 4 June 2019
    • 2 July 2019

Alanvale Campus
Duration:  approx. 18 weeks

  • Next Intake:  2019

Devonport Campus
Duration:  approx. 18 weeks, Wednesday evenings – 5.30pm to 9.30pm

  • Next Intake:  2019

Learning Options

This course is delivered on campus.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Fees and Payments

2019 Cost:  To be advised

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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.


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