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Gain entry level skills in a range of common welding processes. This course is designed to provide entry level training in a range of common welding processes such as ARC and MIG welding.

Basic welding covers the introduction in the use of welding processes used in industry. The successful completion of this course may be recognised by employers in the engineering industry. Course details

Industry endorsed


Townsville Trade Training Centre

Key dates and info


Part time: 10 weeks / 1 night per week

Course details


  • Full Fee $914

Cost details

1300 656 959

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How to enrol

Key dates

Townsville Trade Training Centre 17 Apr 2018 Part time / 1 night per week Classroom
9 Oct 2018 Part time / 1 night per week Classroom

Entry requirements

Students must be at least 16 years old.


Townsville Trade Training Centre
763 Ingham Road
Townsville QLD 4818

Resources required

Textbooks & Stationery:

  • Pen and notebook
  • Industrial longs (long sleeve shirt & trousers or overalls)

Safety Wear:

  • Safety boots
  • Clear safety glasses and a pair of welding gloves
  • Own welding helmet is desirable


Townsville Trade Training Centre: Delivered on Tuesday nights over 10 weeks from 6pm to 9pm


MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding Mandatory
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding Mandatory


Not all electives available at all campuses

MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding $463.00
MEM05050B Perform routine gas metal arc welding GMAW $451.00



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Full fee

This is the total cost of the course.

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The Queensland Government will offset the cost of study for eligible students. You will still need to pay for a portion of your study costs. The amount above is what you will need to pay.


You are eligible for the concession price of a course if you are eligible for subsidised training, and are listed on an Australian Government Low Income Health Care Card or Pensioner Concession Card, if you are Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander, you hold a Department of Veterans' Affairs Pensioner Concession Card, or if you have a disability. Further information about concessions.

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Additional Costs

There are no additional costs to study this course.


ASC Basic Welding

Job prospects

  • Welder

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You're ready if you have:

  • checked your important dates (under the course details tab)
  • checked you meet the entry requirements (under the course details tab)
  • checked your course costs and know which payment option is right for you
    (under the costs tab)
  • Read the student rules and refund policy
  • Created your Unique Student Identifier and can provide this code to TAFE Queensland
  • If you are applying for a subsidised cost, please ensure you have all the relevant documents at time of enrolment

All done? Then you're ready to enrol

All done? Then head to the link below to complete your enrolment:

Enrolment options

By telephone: 1300 656 959. In person: at any TAFE Queensland North location.


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Note: All information was accurate at time of publication, however TAFE policies, tuition fees and course content is subject to change without notice. Course commencement is dependent on sufficient enrolments.

Last updated on 26 February 2018

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Industry endorsed