Course overview

Manual Metal Arc Welding (ARC)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)
Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) 

This course is designed to teach participants the basic skills and knowledge required to safely weld a wide range of metals using the three welding processes.

The course is specifically focused on students that have little or no welding experience who wish to gain some basic welding expertise.

This course is taught by industry professionals with current trade experience ensuring you are exposed to the most relevant welding methods being used by trades people in industry.

Participants will receive a Certificate of Participation as this is a non-accredited course.

Students will be required to wear the correct Personal Protective attire; cotton long sleeve overalls, work boots and clear safety glasses.

  • Swinburne student operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves and gear. Swinburne students operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves and gear.
    Swinburne student at work during their basic introduction to welding short course.
  • Swinburne students operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves and gear.
    Swinburne students at work during their introduction to welding short course.
  • Swinburne students engaging with teachers and specialised welding tools during their basic introduction to welding short course class.
    Swinburne students engaging with teachers during their basic introduction to welding short course class.
  • Swinburne student operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves and gear. Swinburne students operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves.
    Swinburne student at work during their basic introduction to welding short course.
  • Swinburne student operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves and gear. Swinburne students operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves and head gear..
    Swinburne student at work during their basic introduction to welding short course.
  • Swinburne student operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves and gear. Swinburne students operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves, helmet and gear.
    Swinburne student at work during their basic introduction to welding short course.
  • Swinburne student operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective gloves and gear. Swinburne students operating welding soldering equipment whilst wearing protective helmet and gloves.
    Swinburne student at work during their basic introduction to welding short course.

Intakes

This course is offered during the night or on a Saturday.

The night class will run for two consecutive weeks on Wednesday and Thursday from 5.30–9pm.

The Saturday class will run for two consecutive weeks from 8.30am–4pm with a one-hour lunch break. Tea and coffee provided.

2021 intakes cancelled due to COVID-19

Please note that intakes originally scheduled for the remainder of 2021 have now been cancelled due to COVID-19. We look forward to welcoming students back to campus for our welding short course in 2022.

Course code WELTD70W
Area of study Engineering
Cost

 A$490.00 (materials and GST inclusive)

Campus Wantirna
  Mid-week day class (2 days) 
(Tuesday and Wednesday, 8.30am–4.00pm)
Mid-week night class (4 nights) 
(Wednesday and Thursday, 5.30pm–9.00pm)
Weekend Saturday class (two days, 8.30am–4.00pm)  

How to register

To register, please complete and email your completed registration form to trades@swinburne.edu.au by the registration deadline for your chosen intake.

The maximum class size is 12 participants so we encourage you to act quickly to secure your place.

Note: Participants under the age of 18 are welcome but must enquire further via email before registering to enrol.

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Looking for more information?

For all enquiries, please email trades@swinburne.edu.au.

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