Introduction to Welding

Course Code 3120MFN023
Locations Warrnambool, Portland

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Study Mode On Campus, Short Course
Length Five weeks
Commencement Follow the book now button for upcoming dates
Timetable One evening a week, 6pm – 9pm, for five weeks
Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce you to welding and give you the basic skills that will enable you to complete simple welding tasks.

The content is ideal if you want to start from the beginning, build your skills up to take on more demanding welding courses or aim towards attaining employment in the industry.

Over five sessions, you’ll develop your practical skills, along with the relevant theory and safety training.

What will I Learn?

  • basic fundamentals of welding and metal work, including electric arc, arc welding (stick electrode), MIG and oxy cutting
  • safety precautions to be taken when welding and oxy cutting.

Course Requirements
For this course, you will need to:

  • provide photo ID to the trainer on the first day of the course
  • bring a pen and paper
  • wear fully covered, steel-capped, leather boots, 100% cotton long-sleeved shirts, and trousers or overalls.

Units offered

This short course does not include accredited units and training.

Course Fees

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Course Fees $385.00
No concession or government funding applies
How do I pay for the short course?

You can book and pay for your place in a short course online by following the book now button. Alternatively, you can call us on 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus for assistance in your booking.

If your course is to be invoiced to a third party, (eg. Work Cover, employer or agency) an Authority to Invoice (ATI) form needs to be completed and signed by the third party. Please contact us via the live chat below, calling 1300 648 911, or email to receive the form.

Next Steps
How to book

There are three simple steps when applying for a course with us. 

  1. Book – you can book and pay for your place online via the book now button.  A tax invoice/receipt is automatically emailed to you upon payment.
  2. Confirmation – you will receive an email confirming the date, time and location of the course. 
  3. Attend and complete the short course - 100% attendance of the short course is required. Upon successful completion and within 30 days of the short course, you will be sent a Certificate of Attendance.

If need any assistance with completing your booking, contact our Customer Service team via the live chat below, call 1300 648 911 or visit your nearest campus.

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