Course Title: Apply welding principles

Part A: Course Overview

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

Course Title: Apply welding principles

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 applying welding principles to meet the statutory and regulatory requirements for welding procedures. It must be assessed in combination with one of the units satisfying Australian Standard 1796 Certificates 1 to 9.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities


National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM05026C Apply welding principles


1. Apply all statutory and regulatory requirements to welding procedures

2. Interpret all welding terms, codes and symbols

3. Determine the effects of heat treatment on metal in relation to welding

4. Plan the logical sequence of welding operations

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.