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ACC00005 - Welding Certification - Practical


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. Students who successfully complete one of these units are able to apply for industry ‘tickets’ from the Welding Technology Institute of Australia. To qualify for the full Welders Certification students will also be required to complete the theory unit, MEM05026C from the short course Welding Certification - Theory in addition to one of the practical units from the short course Welding Certification - Practical listed below: MEM05042B – Perform welds to code standards using flux core arc welding process (AS1796, WTIA 8F) MEM05043B – Perform welds to code standards using gas metal arc welding process (AS1796, WTIA 8G) MEM05044B – Perform welds to code standards using gas tungsten arc welding process (AS1796, WTIA W7) MEM05045B – Perform pipe welds to code standards using manual metal arc welding process (AS1796, WTIA W4) MEM05046B – Perform weld to code standards using manual metal arc welding process (AS1796, WTIA 3E)

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

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 the enrolled unit will result in the issuance of statement of attainment for the chosen unit of competency. Students are also eligible for a WTIA ‘ticket’ and a CQUniversity wallet welding card (both available as an additional cost to the student).

Entry Requirements

Students 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).


2019 Availabilities

Standard Course Structure

Duration and Dates

5 days

Gladstone City
March: Full Time November: Full Time
Rockhampton City
March: Full Time November: Full Time

How to Apply


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Key dates

16 JAN
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07 FEB
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