Metal Trades

Short Course Metal Trades

Short courses currently offered:

Advanced Welding Certification (Post Trades)

TasTAFE is offering commercial courses in Flux Cored Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding and Manual Metal Arc Welding – Pipe which meet AS1796.
This is for current engineering trades people

Units of competence offered include:

  • Apply welding principles MEM05026C  (Theory)
  • Perform Welds To Code Standards Using Gas Metal Arc Welding Process MEM05043B  (MIG)
  • Perform Welds To Code Standards Using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process MEM05044B  (TIG)
  • Perform Pipe Welds To Code Standards Using Manual Metal Arc Welding Process MEM05045B  (Stick-pipe)

Dates and Times

Rolling Intake

  • Bender Drive:  Wednesday, 5.30pm to 8.30pm
  • Alanvale:  Thursday, 5pm to 9pm
  • Devonport:  Wednesday, 5pm to 9pm
  • Watch this space – 2018 dates coming soon!
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest
  • Duration will depend on the number of units chosen.

Entry Requirements 
Must meet the requirements of AS1796

Cost
2017:  $1500 per discipline

Basic Fabrication Skill Set

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

Units of competence offered include:

  • Perform Sheet and Plate Assembly (MEM03003B)
  • Perform routine gas metal arc welding (MEM05050B)
  • Apply principles of occupational health and safety in the work environment (MEM13014A)
  • Use hand tools (MEM18001C)
  • Use power tools/hand held operations (MEM18002B)

Dates and Times

  • Bender Drive:  Rolling Intake
  • Alanvale Campus:  Next Course: Watch this space – 2018 dates coming soon!
  • Devonport Campus:  Next Course:  Watch this space – 2018 dates coming soon!
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Cost
2017:  $637

Programs may be delivered day or evening and will commence subject to sufficient numbers

Introduction to Welding Processes (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:

  • Perform Manual Heating And Thermal Cutting (MEM05007C)
  • Perform Routine Manual Metal Arc Welding (MEM05012C)
  • Perform Routine Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (MEM05049B)
  • Perform Routine Gas Metal Arc Welding (MEM05050B)
  • MEM13014A  Apply Principles Of Occupational Health And Safety In The Work Environment

Dates and Times

  • Bender Drive:  Next Intake: 31 January 2018
  • Alanvale Campus: Watch this space – 2018 dates coming soon!
  • Devonport Campus: Watch this space – 2018 dates coming soon!
  • Contact us on 1300 655 307 to express your interest

Introduction to Welding units have a 20 nominal hours maximum each, duration depends on the number of units chosen, options will be discussed on the first night.
for example:  if 2 units are chosen then duration would be a maximum of approx. 10 weeks.

Entry Requirements 
Basic literacy and numeracy skills.

Cost 
2017: 
  $355

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