This involves identifying the welding/cutting requirements, preparing materials and equipment, welding and cutting components. Welding is routine and where the welding quality is not required to meet an Australian Standard or equivalent. Fillet and butt welds would typically be performed on low carbon/mild steels. Thermal cutting is manual straight line cutting.
License to practice
The skills and knowledge described in this unit do not require a licence to practice in the workplace. However, practice in this unit is subject to regulations directly related to occupational health and safety and where applicable contracts of training such as apprenticeships and traineeships.
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