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PDC89747 - Industrial Skills

Course Details

Course Summary

This workshop gives participants opportunities for acquiring a basic level in welding training skills. This workshop will introduce participants to the different welding and cutting processes which forms an integral introductory part of the basics for teaching welding and cutting. You will be introduced to Oxy-Acetylene Welding, Manual Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Tungsten Gas Metal Arc Welding, Oxy-Acetylene cutting. You will be provided with suggested techniques and practical skills that are helpful in the teaching a Metal Engineering class.

Required Text: Engineering: An Industry Study 4th ed (2015). Authors: Baker, S & Schlyder, D. PCS Publications. Toowoomba, Queensland, Australia.

How to Weld 1st (2008).Authors: Todd Bridigum. Quarto Publishing Group USA Inc.Minneapolis Minneapolis , Minneapoli , USA. ISBN: 13: 978-0-7603-3174-3

Available at: Book Depository or

Resources provided for participants: All consumables (i.e. materials necessary to undertake workshop activities).

Entry Requirements

Teachers working in Queensland who need to upskill in the discipline. The workshop is limited to 2 students only.

Course Details

Course Type Short Course (Professional Development)
Student Availability
  • Domestic
Full Fee $750
Application Mode
  • Other
How to Apply
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Study Area
  • Work and Study Preparation
Skill Area
  • General Education and Training

Admission Codes

Domestic Students
Tertiary Admission Centre Codes (TAC) Codes
Not Applicable
International Students
Not Applicable

Student Outcomes, Career Opportunities and Occupations

Undertaking this workshop enables students to meet their Continuing Professional Development obligations and industry update requirements in their profession. Upon successful completion of the workshop, students will be awarded a Certificate of Completion.

Course Structures

Study Mode Definitions

  • Mixed Mode courses are delivered online and require compulsory attendance of site-specific learning activities such as on-campus residential schools and/or workshops.
  • Online courses are delivered using online resources only.
  • On-campus courses are delivered using a combination of face-to-face and video conferencing style teaching at CQUniversity campuses.

*All study modes may include Vocational placement and/or work integrated learning.

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Standard Course Structure

24 hours

  • Mixed Mode
No units are associated with this course

Course Learning Outcomes

On completion of the workshop students will gain an understanding of:

  1. Knowledge of the Manufacturing (SAS) Approach B - Industrial Skills courses in typical Queensland secondary schools
  2. Skill development of projects made in the Welding environments
  3. Knowledge of various welding processes Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding, Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW) and Oxy/Acetylene (GAS) Welding.
  4. Knowledge of Thermal cutting processes
  5. Knowledge of criteria marking standards development and profile development
  6. How to plan and develop Welding and Thermal Cutting courses to teach
  7. Facility maintenance and resource development
  8. Workplace Health and Safety in the classroom.


  • Practical welding and cutting tasks
  • Experiment and teacher demonstration
  • Professional self-reflection
  • Written assessment.


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