Welding Workshop for Beginners

This course is a fee for service program.

Are you looking at starting your career in the Fabrication and Welding Trade or currently working in the fabrication industry and would like to further develop your skills?

Then look no further than our Welding Workshop for Beginners! This course has been specifically designed by our training team to help those looking at starting work in the fabrication industry or to formalise skills for people already working in the industry.

Throughout this course students will gain hands on experience by completing a combination of theoretical and practical training in our on-site fabrication workshop at our Rutherford Campus. You will gain the skills and knowledge required to safely operate oxy-cutting equipment and learn skills for three welding processes.

This exciting workshop will take your career in the fabrication industry to the next level, so take the plunge and enquire about enrolment today!


Central Coast Community College : Rutherford Campus - 30 Spitfire Place Rutherford NSW 2320

Course Dates

Start Date: 13th October 2020

End Date: 11th November 2020

This course runs on a Tuesday and Wednesday for 10 sessions, over 5 consecutive weeks from 8am until 4pm.

Who Is This Course For

This course is for people who want to either start their career in the fabrication and welding trade or improve their current skills within the fabrication industry.

Learning Outcomes

  • Perform manual heating and cutting
  • Perform routine manual metal arc welding (MMAW)
  • Perform routine gas metal arc welding (GMAW)
  • Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)

Study Pathways

Students who complete this course may continue their studies by enrolling in the MEM30319 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade.

Career Opportunities

Students wishing to undertake this course may consider the following work roles:

  • Welder
  • Sheetmetal worker
  • Boilermaker

Delivery Mode

Face-to-face delivery.

Course Fees

The cost of this course is $1,450 – which is payable at the time of enrolment.

Please note that your enrolment into the course is not confirmed until full payment has been made.

Payment is accepted via PayPal.

Entry Requirements

Students must have successfully completed Year 10 (or equivalent), turned 15 or have relevant experience and/or qualifications that indicate likely success in completing the course.

What to Bring To Class

Students are required to wear the appropriate PPE for this course, including long sleeve shirt and pants and enclosed safety shoes.

All other course resources will be provided for you.

Units of Competency

Assessments are made against units of competency.

MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05049B Perform gas metal arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

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