Course Title: Apply safe welding practices

Part A: Course Overview

Program: S0020 Welder Certification - No. 2 - Manual metal-arc welding

Course Title: Apply safe welding practices

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Warren James

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4632

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Course Description

This unit covers identifying risks associated with welding operations and implementing hazard reduction practices.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices


1. Access and interpret OH&S information.

2. Identify risks associated with welding

3. Reduce risks associated with welding

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.