Welding Technologies

SACE Stage 1

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Welding Technologies

Design, Technology and Engineering - Material Solutions

SACE Stage 1

10 credits


This course is designed to provide students with entry-level skills required in various metal working occupations. Skill areas include:

  • oxygen-acetylene gas welding and plasma arc cutting
  • MIG welding
  • spot welding
  • shielded metal arc welding

The program also covers: 

  • reading and interpreting plans
  • welding terminology
  • sheet metal forming processes
  • metal working power tool use
  • hot and cold metal fabrication
  • CAD and CAD/CAM processes
  • CNC plasma cutting 

Students will develop skills for this high-tech industry. 

Course Content
Assessment
Further Info
Course Content
The practical aspects of the course are underpinned with theoretical knowledge about welding processes and materials. There is a strong emphasis on industrial and workshop safety and a focus on employability skills.

Assessment

Specialised Skills Task 30%
Design Process and Solution 70%

Further Info

This course is valuable preparation for further workshop based courses at Stage 1 and 2 level as well as VET programs.

This course is offered in Semester 2.