Introduction to Welding


One evening for 5 weeks


Run at Portland and Warrnambool Campus's

Class times: 6.00 pm to 9.00 pm

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Photo identification (including date of birth)

What You Learn

BASIC fundamentals to welding and metal work (Electric Arc, Arc Welding (Stick Electrode), Mig cutting)

Safety precautions to be taken when welding & oxy cutting 

What You Get

You will gain skills in ARC Welding, MIG Welding and Cutting and an understanding of the safety relating to these processes. 

Certificate of Attendance

Non Accredited Training

This course is non-accredited which means no Unit of Competency is completed, no assessment is required and no Statement of Attainment will be issued.    Students will receive a Certificate of Attendance to acknowledge their participation.

Materials to Bring

Photo ID

Pen & Paper 

Reading glasses if needed/required 

Dress Code

Steel Capped Leather Boots must be worn for your safety

100% cotton long sleeve shirts, trousers or overalls - as sparks can cause synthetic clothes to burn


Places Remaining
Date 04 Oct 06:00 PM to 01 Nov 09:00 PM
South West TAFE - Warrnambool Campus, 197/202 Timor St, Warrnambool VIC 3280, Australia
Places Remaining


Welding - an excellent skill to have.

This course is designed to introduce you to welding and give you basic skills, enabling you to complete simple welding tasks. Ideal for the home user, or someone wanting to start from the beginning and build their skills up to take on our more demanding welding courses and aim towards attaining employment in the industry. Over five sessions you’ll develop your practical skills, along with relevant theory and safety training.

Student Support

At South West TAFE we’re here to help you complete your studies happily and successfully.

From the moment you start thinking about course options until you finish, you’ll have access to a range of student support options, covering enrolment, education, social and personal issues, including:

  • Education Pathway Officers who can help you with information sessions, fee payment options, TAFE and university pathways, career pathways and campus tours
  • A DHHS registered Disability Support Team
  • Koorie Liaison Officer
  • Student Wellbeing Officer supporting your personal and social needs
  • Library and Research Centre
  • Bookshop supplying a range of textbooks and stationery
  • Student Learning Support including literacy and numeracy