Artistic Welding


5 weeks


Portland Course as per below:

6.00 - 9.00 pm every Wednesday night for 5 weeks.

Warrnambool Course as per below: 

6.00 pm - 9.00 pm every Tuesday for 5 weeks (excluding 2 Nov = no class) 


Introduction to Welding

Students must have successfully completed the Introduction to Welding short course before enrolling in this course. 

What You Learn

Build on skills of Arc Welding (Stick Electrode), Mig cutting to produce artistic welds and sculptures

What You Get

You build on existing skills to design and produce artitstic sculptures and welds to enable you to produce welded artworks.

Materials to Bring



Photo identification (including date of birth)

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



This course is designed to build on basic welding skills,enabling you to complete simple artistic welded works.  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 or artistic pursuits 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