This unit covers instructing and qualifying welders in accordance with weld procedures, and maintaining quality and safety procedures.

Unit details

Study level:
Vocational and further education (TAFE)
Unit code:


MEM05026C - Apply welding principles


Assessment tasks will be designed to reinforce and extend knowledge and skill competence within set and controlled parameters in accordance with each unit's learning outcomes and performance criteria requirements, including the setting of work based practical application tasks designed to provide evidence of competence outcomes, within periodic and scheduled timelines. Students will be expected to demonstrate the following required skills: - individuals working in this field would hold at least one certificate satisfying the requirements of Australian Standard 1796 Certificate 1-9; - welding to the procedure being supervised; - providing training to welders on welding procedures; - communicating to welders on welding requirements; - planning of weld procedures, and; - writing workplace welding procedures, recording information on proformas and other workplace documents/reports. Students will also be expected to demonstrate the following knowledge: - welding science, principles and effects of heat treatment; - welding terms, codes and symbols; - welding processes, parameters and relation to weld quality; - welding procedures defined by code and technical requirements; - non-destructive testing; - any applicable industry standards, national/Australian standards, NOHSC guides, State/Territory regulatory codes of practice/standards; - use and application of personal protective equipment for welding supervision, and; - safe work practices and procedures.

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