THAAN Welding for Beginners

VU course code: THAAN | Level of study: Short course (non-award)
7 weeks
Face to Face


Course fee is subject to change.

18 July 2024
15 July 2024


Learn basic welding techniques for your own projects or start down a new career path, with the Welding for Beginners short course at Victoria University.

Learn the basic principles in welding processes including using gas (Mig) and manual metal arc (Stick) welding, tungsten inert gas welding (Tig) and some basic oxy cutting techniques.

This course will be delivered through a combination of a classroom theory and practical activities in our well-equipped welding workshop.

The first session will provide an overview of the following:

  • occupational health and safety requirements in the welding industry
  • layout of the workshop
  • different types of equipment within the fabrication area.  

Entry requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Entry criteria

Credit & Entry pathways into this course

Course Structure

Students will be issued a Certificate of Participation for attending THAAN Welding for Beginners

The following classes are dependent on numbers. Select the class you prefer on application. If the numbers are not sufficient, you will be asked to attend a later date.

Date Time Course option
18 July—29 August 2024 5.30—9.30pm Thursday evening classes – July to August 2024
10 October—11 November 2024 5.30—9.30pm Thursday evening classes – October to November 2024


Fees for this course are AU$704.