Welding course australia

Welding Course

Structural Steel and Welding Trades Workers cut, shape, join and repair metal components of iron and steel structures, boilers, pressure vessels and pipes, ships, sheet metal work, welding, blacksmithing and surface finishing.

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welding course australia

Course Details

Duration: 1 – 2 years including holidays

Intake: July

Costs: $9,000 – $13,000 per year

Locations: Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane

Further study:

  • Certificate IV in Building and Construction
  • Diploma of Building and Construction (Building or Management)

Career opportunities: Sheetmetal Trades Worker

Course Requirments

  • Minimum 18 years of age.
  • An IELTS score (academic) of 5.5 with no band score less than 5.0 or equivalent.
  • Completion of the equivalent of Australian Year 10

Graduate Outcome

322211 (Sheetmetal Trades Worker)

Weekly income on average is $1,541 based on Job Outlook.

Tasks and duties

  • Studying blueprints, drawings and specifications to determine job requirements
  • Selecting, cleaning and preparing metal stock
  • Cutting marked-out metal sections and shapes using hand tools, flame cutting torches and metal cutting machines
  • Shaping and bending metal sections and pipes using hand and machine tools, and by heating and hammering
  • Aligning parts to be joined using hand tools and measuring instruments
  • Joining metal sections using various welding techniques, bolting and riveting
  • Examining welds for width of bead, penetration and precision
  • Finishing products by cleaning, polishing, filing and bathing in acidic solutions
  • Cleaning and smoothing welds by filing, chiselling and grinding
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