Unit Code:
BASICWELD Introduction to Welding
Course Type:
Short Course
Study Mode:
On Campus, Part Time
Every Tuesday for 10 weeks: 5.00pm-9.00pm

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Course Overview

This course will teach you how to safely and professionally use common welding equipment, including MIG, TIG, and ARC welders. Welding skills are highly sought after in a huge range of industries, especially when you have been taught the proper way to use equipment while keeping your safety and your workplace’s safety in mind.

The skills you learn during this course will help you to create your own welding projects, complete repairs to the highest standards, and maintain your equipment and materials. Learn how to weld the right way and you’ll open doors to meaningful employment.

Course Dates

These courses run on an Expression of Interest basis and are ongoing throughout the year.

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Qualifications and Recognition

Upon completion of this course students will receive a Statement of Participation.

Career Opportunities


Opportunities for Further Study


Further Information

Course and Entry Requirements

Not Applicable


Not Applicable

Online requirement

Not Applicable


Course Cost


Materials Fees

Not Applicable

Specialist Course Information



Not Applicable

Pathway to Industry Licence

Material and Equipment supplied by students

Students will be required to bring their own safety gear which includes full length overalls OR suitable Hard yakka type pants and full length shirt, safety boots, hearing protection, welding helmets, Oxy glasses, Safety glasses, Welding gloves, Pliers and a Welding jacket

Student Services

Support is available for students at every stage of the study journey. Please speak to any of our friendly reception or teaching staff.

Recognition of Prior Learning

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Course Structure

Course Modules


There is no assessment for this course.