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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)


The fee for each accredited unit in this short course will be $1496.25. 

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Course Type Accredited
Application Mode On-campus
Availability Gladstone City
Duration5 days
Intake Dates November

Career Opportunities

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). 

Professional Recognition


2018 On-campus

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, 25 June 2018 – Friday, 29 June 2018.
Monday, 19 November 2018 – Friday, 23 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:

  • call 13 27 86, or
  • visit us at reception at one of our locations.

For further information

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

You can also register your interest to stay up-to-date with program developments, application timelines and events happening in your area.

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