Duration: 
7 weeks
Location: 
Fees: 
$620

Overview

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.

Short course dates and times: 

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.  

You are required to provide your own basic personal protective equipment (PPE), which should include:

  • steel-capped boots
  • 100% cotton drill full-sleeved overalls or similar long-sleeve protective clothing 
  • welding shield
  • safety glasses
  • oxy goggles
  • grinding goggles
  • gauntlet gloves.

Learning outcomes

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, and;
  • different types of equipment within the fabrication area.

Admission 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.

Students are required to provide their own basic personal protective equipment (PPE), which should include: steel capped boots, 100% cotton drill full sleeved overalls or similar long sleeve protective clothing, welding shield, safety glasses, oxy goggles, grinding goggles and gauntlet gloves.

How to register

Register & pay online

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Email: vupolyshortcourses@vu.edu.au

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