Course Title: Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

Part A: Course Overview

Course ID: 039389

Program: C5111

Course Title: Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding

Portfolio: DSC

Nominal Hours: 20.0

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Course Code




Learning Mode

Teaching Period(s)


City Campus


320T Design (TAFE)


Course Contact: Julian Pratt

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4820

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Course Description

This is a practical course in which students weld steel components together using standard welding techniques. The course also covers OH&S requirements of welding.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Co-requisite: MIET5807C

National Competency Codes and Titles


Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding


Identify weld requirements

Perform routine welding using GTAW

Prepare equipment for welding

Prepare materials for welding

Learning Outcomes

1. Identify weld requirements
2. Prepare materials for welding
3. Prepare equipment for welding
Perform routine welding using GTAW

Overview of Assessment

• This unit is co-assessed with MIET5807C
• Assessment: Production of welded art structure using techniques developed.