These non-accredited short courses are ideal for the home or hobby welder. Learn the basics, how to set-up, tips and tricks of the weld. Courses are designed to give you the opportunity to participate in your chosen welding process. Students must wear cotton drill long sleeved clothing and steel capped boots. Students must also bring welding gloves, a welding helmet and clear safety glasses to class. The fee for this short course is $273.00.
|Course Type||Short Course (Non-accredited)|
|Fees||For detailed information on Course Fees, visit www.cqu.edu.au/fees|
|How to Apply||Please Enquire|
There are no entry requirements.
This course is a non-accredited short course designed for the home or hobby welder. A CQUniversity Statement of Attendance will be issued on completion of this non-accredited short course.
1 on-campus class for 2 hours.
Availability varies between campuses, please see Course Intakes and More Details for further information.
|GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding) NU0032
More commonly called MIG welding this welding type is the most widely used and perhaps the most easily mastered type of welding for industry and home use. The GMAW process is suitable for fusing mild steel, stainless-steel as well as aluminium.
|NU0032||GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding)||More Information|
|GTAW (Tungsten Inert Gas) NU0033
TIG welding is comparable to oxy acetylene gas welding and needs a lot more expertise from the operator. Employed for carrying out high-quality work when a superior standard of finish is needed without making use of excessive clean up by sanding or grinding
|NU0033||GTAW (Tungsten Inert Gas)||More Information|
|MMAW (Electric Arc / Stick Welding) NU0017
Generally known as stick or arc welding. Arc welding is the most basic of all welding types, is easy to master in a home welding situation. Can be used for manufacturing, construction and repairs, very much well suited for heavy metal size 4 millimetres upwards.
|NU0017||MMAW (Electric Arc / Stick Welding)||More Information|
|Unit Code||Unit Name|
|NU0032||GMAW (Gas Metal Arc Welding)|
|NU0033||GTAW (Tungsten Inert Gas)|
|NU0017||MMAW (Electric Arc / Stick Welding)|
Classes will be held from 6pm - 8pm at the CQUniversity campus workshops. Various course intakes are available which are specific to each CQUniversity campus:
CQUniversity Gladstone City
STIK (NU0017) - March and June
MIG (NU0032) - March and June
TIG (NU0033) - April
CQUniversity Rockhampton City
STIK (NU0017) - March and November
MIG (NU0032) - June
TIG (NU0033) - August
CQUniversity Mackay Ooralea
STIK (NU0017) - April, July and October
MIG (NU0032) - April, July and October
TIG (NU0033) - April, July and October