Welding Certification

On Offer Yes
Award Welding Certificate (AS 1796, Cert 1-9)
Contact Hours (per week) Approximately 4 - 6 hours contact per week
Classes Held

SMB: varies depending on units chosen to study.

Commences Flexible delivery as per need
Program Outline

This course is conducted within the Certificate IV in Engineering and offers students the opportunity to apply for their welding certificate through the completion of specific advanced welding units.

Career Opportunities

Certificate IV in Engineering - AS1796 Certified Welder/ AS1796 & AS2214 Welding Supervisor.

Program Rules and Requirements National Metal and Engineering Competency Standards. Pre-requisites are required to complete all welding certificates.
Program Content

Unit of Competency:

MEM5042B: Perform welds to code standards using flux core arc welding process

This unit covers the competencies required for the preparation and production of welds to code standards using FCAW. Butt and fillet welds in all positions would be applied to meet Australian Standards 1210, AS 4140, ASME IX or equivalent. The unit may satisfy the requirements of AS 1796 Certificate 8F.

MEM5043B: Perform welds to code standards using gas metal arc welding process

This unit covers the competencies required for the preparation and production of welds to code standards using GMAW. Butt and fillet welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions would be applied to meet Australian Standards 1210, AS 4140, ASME IX or equivalent. The unit may satisfy the requirements of AS 1796 Certificate 8.

MEM5044B: Perform welds to code standards using gas tungsten arc welding process

This unit covers the competencies required for the preparation and production of welds to code standards using GTAW. Butt and fillet welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions would be applied to meet Australian Standards 1210, AS 4140, ASME IX or equivalent. The unit may satisfy the requirements of AS 1796 Certificate 7.

MEM5045B: Perform pipe welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process

This unit covers the competencies required for the preparation and production of welds. Butt welds in pipe with the axis horizontal, vertical and/or askew would be applied to meet Australian Standards 1210, AS 4140, ASME IX or equivalent. The unit may satisfy the requirements of AS 1796 Certificates 2 and 4.

MEM5046B: Perform welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process

This unit covers the competencies required for the preparation and production of welds. Butt and fillet welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions would be applied to meet Australian Standards 1210, AS 4140, ASME IX or equivalent. The unit may satisfy the requirements of AS 1796 Certificates 1, 1E, 3 and 3E.

Information Sessions
There are currently no information sessions scheduled.
Frequently Asked Questions * Is there an age limit? Yes all students must be 15 years of age or over.
* Will the units undertaken in this course provide credit to further study? Yes
* Are there any concessions available? Yes, any entitlements must be current at the time of enrolment.
* Can this course be undertaken part time? Yes most units can be studied either during the day or some evenings.
* What units are available for study? This varies depending on demand and teacher availability. Please discuss options with staff at the time of enrolment.
School/Department

Industry Skills Centre (Ref 08117)

Contact Us

Tel: 5327 8000
Freecall: 1800 333 864
Email: info@federation.edu.au
Web: http://federation.edu.au/faculties-and-schools/industry-skills-centre/manufacturing-and-engineering

International Students This information may not apply to international students.
For further information contact:

International Student Programs
Tel: +61 3 5327 9018
Email: international@federation.edu.au
Web: www.federation.edu.au/international
DomesticDomestic students are students who are Australian citizens, New Zealand citizens or holders of an Australian permanent visa.
State Course Code N/A
VTAC Code N/A
National Course Code AS1796
Mid year entry No
Intakes To be confirmed
Duration

This course is available on-campus and off-campus. 1 to 3 years part-time, depending on entry level skills.

Location

SMB Campus (Ballarat)

Application Method Application is via the TAFE Direct Application form. Forms are available at www.federation.edu.au/apply Students seeking a place in this program should contact the staff listed under "Contact Us" to obtain information and/or make an appointment for interview/audition. All applicants must complete an enrolment form and pay their fees at the Student Centre before the enrolment process in complete. All enrolments must first be approved by the relevant department.
Entry Requirements Entry Requirements
The majority of students entering the Welding Certificate AS 1796 are expected to have one or a combination of the following educational backgrounds:
- Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication / Mechanical Trade
- Certificate III in Engineering Production - Technology / Systems
- Approved Industrial training and experience
- Mature age entry
- Pre-requisite modules in the selected stream
Extra Requirements Minimum of two years Fabrication Industry experience and completion of a minimum of 60 hours of training in welding process relevant to the Welding Certificate.
Assessment Competency based training is concerned with assisting people to gain specific competencies relevant to the purpose of their program of study. A student will be assessed by performing set tasks at specified standards, under prescribed conditions.
A range of assessment methods will be used to enable students to demonstrate competency.
  Welding Technology Institute of Australia (WTIA) Assessment to AS1796.
Recognition of Prior Learning If what you have learned at work, from other programs, courses, from life experience or training provided at work is relevant to this program, you may be entitled to gain subject credits or exemptions. The University is obliged to recognise the AQF qualifications and statements of attainment issued by other registered training organisations. For further details contact the staff listed under Contact Us.
Pathways/Alternate Entry Diploma of Engineering and other qualifications offered by WTIA. Pathway information is available from staff listed under 'Course Enquiries'.
Indicative Fees Enrolment fees are payable at the time of enrolment. For further information a Fees and Charges leaflet is available from the Student Centre. In addition your program may require you to purchase books and materials. Some of these costs may be payable on enrolment day. Please contact the relevant TAFE School for further information, or visit www.federation.edu.au/tafefees
Further Information Contact Us:
Tel: 1800 FED UNI (1800 333 864) Email: info@federation.edu.au

A range of student services, are available at most campuses. For further information on these services or for course information, please call the number listed above.
The commencement of all programs is subject to available funding and enrolment quotas.

All information contained in this publication including the availability of programs and fees, is correct at the time of going to press as at the date above, however the University reserves the right to alter any program, procedure or fee. Students should check for any amendment prior to enrolment.

CRICOS Provider No.00103D.
Information correct as at 06/Feb/2014
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