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ACC00006 - MEM05026C - Apply welding principles


At a glance

Gain welding certification (AS1796) by completing this short course which includes statutory and regulatory requirements, interpret welding terms, codes and symbols, effects of heat treatment, sequencing and planning as well as practical elements in either gas tungsten arc welding, alloy steel pipe, or alloy steel pipe over 270mm diameter. To qualify for the full Welders Certification students will be required to complete the theory unit, MEM05026C from the short course Welding Certification - Theory (ACC00006) as well as the practical units from Welding Certification - Practical (ACC00005).

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Course Type Short Course (Accredited)
Study Mode On-campus
Availability Gladstone, City On-campus
Duration 5 days
Intake Dates November
Fee $602.7

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

1. Students will receive a Result of Assessment within 21 days of completion of each unit/module or within 21 days of the ‘close of study’ date. 2. Students who successfully complete all required units/modules will receive their qualification and an Academic Statement itemising all units/modules successfully completed. 3. Following receipt of written advice from the student (or teacher) that the student does not intend to complete the full course, the student will be issued with a Statement of Attainment listing all units/modules successfully completed.

Successful completion of one theory and one practical unit from from the Welders Certification course will lead to the person to possess a range of engineering skills including mechanical, electrical/electronic and fabrication, at the post Certificate lll trade level which is designed to improve your employment opportunities in the engineering field. Upon successful completion of an accredited unit, students will be issued a Statement of Attainment for the accredited unit of competency MEM05026C ‘Apply welding principles’. Both theory (ACC00006 - MEM05026C - Apply welding principles) and practical (ACC00005 - Welding Certification - Practical) must be completed to gain your Welding Certificate.

Entry Requirements

Participants need to have a trade background in boilermaking, metal fabrication or fitting trades to undertake this course. To be eligible copies of completed qualification/s which include any pre-requisites must be provided to the teacher prior to enrolment. If students do not hold a trade qualification, students must supply evidence of 200 -300 hours of welding experience. It is recommended students complete Welding Certification - Theory (ACC00006) prior to Welding Certification - Practical (ACC00005).



This course is available to study on-campus at the following locations:

CQUniversity Gladstone City
Classes will be held from 8 am – 4.45 pm at the CQUniversity Gladstone City campus Workshop and will be available on the following dates:

Monday, 18 June 2018 – Friday, 22 June 2018
Monday, 12 November, 2018 – Friday,16 November, 2018 


Various course intakes are available in 2018 which are specific to each CQUniversity campus.

Duration and Dates

5 days

How to Apply


To enquire about intake dates or to submit an application:

For further information

If you have any questions about the course or program, please call us on 13 27 86.

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Key dates

14 DEC
Melbourne and Sydney Change of Preference Events
15 DEC
Online Change of Preference Event
17 DEC
Online Change of Preference Event
17 DEC
Queensland Change of Preference Events