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Standard Course
10 Sessions - $2500

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Mcdonald Goh
Mcdonald Goh
The trainers at site skills were very knowledgeable and worked with the guys that were finding it hard. We had Kurt and he was very hands on and took his time to explain and go through parts that seem difficult at first but got easier as we kept doing the revision. Top notch.
Chris Lawrence
Chris Lawrence
Friendly trainers and staff plenty of parking and easy to find. Smoko van pull up for smoko and lunch just outside the building.
Scott Bayntun
Scott Bayntun
Great facility and good trainers for the dogman course
Nigel Walton
Nigel Walton
Good course material, equipment & facilities. Great instructor. Thanks 😊

This advanced welding course includes the theoretical and practical components to meet the skills and knowledge required to undertake advanced welding using gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW or TIG), gas metal arc welding (GMAW or MIG), manual metal arc welding (MMAW or stick) and flux core arc welding (FCAW or dual shield).

Participants will gain the following skills and knowledge:

  • Safe welding practices
  • Selecting welding equipment and consumables
  • Interpreting information on specifications and engineering drawings
  • Welding processes such as:
    • Gas tungsten arc welding
    • Gas metal arc welding
    • Manual metal arc welding
    • Flux core arc welding
  • Intermediate welds in horizontal, vertical, up and overhead position
  • Identifying and rectifying weld defects
  • Building code requirements and structural purposes
  • Relevant standards such as AS 1554 General Purpose

Training and assessment are conducted at Site Skills Training facilities. Upon arrangement, training and assessment can be conducted at the premises of industry clients providing there are suitable industry training facilities.

Please be advised that this unit of competency within this package were superseded in June 2019. Site Skills Training will continue to train and assess the superseded unit of competency until the transition end date of 31 December 2022.


This course is suitable for those currently working in or seeking progressive employment opportunities within the engineering and fabrication industry.

Participants must be able to provide a Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency as a pre-requisite for undertaking this course:

MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05015D Weld using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05017D Weld using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05019D Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05057B Weld using flux core arc welding process
MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding
MEM05050B Perform routing gas metal arc welding
MEM05051A Select welding processes
MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices
MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing
MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements
MEM18001C Use hand tools
MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations

A basic to moderate English language, literacy and numeracy skill level is required.

All participants are required to wear the following minimum PPE to enter our facilities:

  • Fully enclosed shoes (steel-capped boots preferred)
  • Long-sleeve shirt with high visibility
  • Long work pants

Additional PPE may be required depending on the course requirements.

Upon successful completion of this course, a nationally recognised Statement of Attainment for the following units of competency will be issued:

MEM05016C Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05018C Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process
MEM05020C Perform advanced welding using gas tungsten arc welding process
MEM05048B Perform advanced welding using flux core arc welding process


Contact your local facility

West Brisbane Site Skills Training Facility Map

West Brisbane Facility

55 Mica Street, Carole Park,
Ipswich QLD 4300

Opening Hours:
Mon-Fri: 7:30am-4:30pm

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Course Contacts

Randolph Westbrook

Business Development Manager

Aaron Bandholz

National Sales Manager