This Introduction to Welding short course is ideally suited to someone who wants to learn the basics of welding and how to weld safely.
By the end of the course, you should be able to safely complete simple welding tasks and provide you with an introduction to manual metal welding and gas metal arc (MIG) welding.
It is an entry requirement to the course to be a minimum of 16 years of age; provide and wear non-flammable long pants, long sleeve top and safety footwear.
As part of the enrolment fee, you will be provided with an auto-darkening welding helmet, gloves and safety glasses (that are yours to keep at the end of the course).
Course Dates & Times
Currently there are no upcoming sessions available for this course. To register your interest in this course, click the "Register Your Interest" button at the top of this page.
The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment. Please note all fees and charges are correct at time of publication for 2019 and may change without notice. 2020 fees are yet to be published.
Students will be invoiced for the components of the course that they are enrolled into for each year or semester.
Material fees cover costs associated with the following where applicable, and not limited to:
- Classroom activity consumables, handouts and booklets
- E-Learning resources and associated license access fees
Additionally some courses require students to purchase or supply text books, kits, tools, uniforms and personal protection equipment. Some specific materials may be purchased through the GOTAFE Bookshop. A full list with associated costs will be provided to you at your course information session or during the pre-training review Interview.
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