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Weld to Code AS1796 Preparatory Skill Set

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Strengthen your skills to advance your welding career

This course will provide you with the required knowledge of safe and appropriate welding practices to meet the theory component of Australian Standard 1796 (AS1796) and covers the following units:

  • MEM05078 Apply welding principles
  • MEM06007 Perform basic incidental heat/quenching, tempering and annealing

The skill set is designed for apprentices in heavy or light fabrication who are nearing completion of their TAFE studies and others with a suitable trade qualification, or relevant experience working as a tradesperson in the welding and fabrication industry, who are looking to further their welding knowledge.

  • Interpreting all welding terms, codes and symbols
  • Plan the logical sequence of welding operations

You must be enrolled in a heavy, or light, fabrication apprenticeship, or have successfully completed a Certificate III in Engineering or equivalent.

You'll be able to access your personal timetable (find out how on our Timetables page), once you have paid your fees. In the meantime the information below provides an indication of the time commitment required to complete this course, depending on available study options.

On campus delivery

Classes run on a Wednesday night from 5:30pm - 8:30pm.

Timetable information is indicative only and subject to change.

Please note this list should be used as a guide only as job titles and qualification requirements may vary between organisations. 

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