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Welding Short Course (Non-accredited)

Australian Institute of Engineering is a Registered Training Organisation delivering Nationally Recognised Training. We have a commitment to helping people achieve their learning goals, in a fun and supportive learning environment. This qualification covers the skills and knowledge required of workers employed as Engineering/manufacturing Employees -Level III as defined in the Manufacturing and Associated Industries and Occupations Award or in related industries where Engineering/ Manufacturing Employees work.
In this comprehensive short course, students will gain hands-on experience in two fundamental welding processes: GMAW (MIG) and MMAW (Stick). This non-accredited course is designed to equip students with the skills and knowledge necessary to safely operate and troubleshoot these welding processes.
This course is ideal for individuals who want to gain a basic understanding of welding processes or improve their skills in specific areas. It is also suitable for those who are looking to upskill or re-skill in the welding industry.
By taking this course, students will gain a solid foundation in welding principles and practices, preparing them for further study or entry-level positions in the welding industry.
  • Participants seeking an entry level/production welding job
  • Participants seeking work in metal fabrication industry
  • Sculptors/artists
  • Participants who want a taste of welding before enrolling into Certificate courses
  • Landscape designers
  • Handy person
  • Hobbyist
Our short course includes two welding processes which is GMAW (MIG) and MMAW (Stick). Taking the two processes is not mandatory, we can focus more to the process student needs most.
  • GMAW (MIG) and MMAW (Stick): process, identification, technology, uses, advantages, and limitations
  • Safe operations
  • OH&S
  • Demonstration/Simulation of practical skills and completion of theory and practical exercises


Participants should have a reasonable level of English language skill to meet the learning and WH&S requirements of this course.


Participants must wear:

  • Safety boots
  • Long pants
  • Welding jacket

AIE has taken measures to protect your health when you are participating in our welding short course. This means that an individual tool kit will be required for each participant. The tool kit can be purchased via AIE for $300.00 or you can provide your own. If you choose to provide your own, it will be subject to an inspection by the trainer. A list of items comes in kit are as below.

Kit Includes:
• Weldskill Welding Helmet Variable Shade 9/13 Blue • Welding Gloves
• Safety Spectacles
• Earmuffs
• Cigweld Pocket Guide
• Cigweld Gas Equipment User Manual
• Skull Cap
• Oxy Goggles
• Fillet Gauge
• Chipping Hammer
• Wire Brush
• Mig Brush
• Mig Plier
• Flint Lighter
• Tip Cleaners

12 Weeks

(12 Sessions of 3 hours each) The first 2 sessions time & date must be scheduled as per trainer and your availability, the remaining 10 sessions students can attend at any time between 9:00am – 2:00pm on Friday to Tuesday (Campus close Wednesdays and Thursdays). 

This program is to be delivered in a classroom based environment with access to a fully equipped engineering workshop.

All theory and practical based delivery and assessment will occur within the designated classrooms and engineering workshop of the RTO through structured training sessions from a qualified Trainer / Assessor employed by the RTO.

PROSPECTIVE STUDENTS can contact our friendly staff at +61 3 9302 1296  with any questions about the course or how to apply as we have limited places for this short course.

Contact our friendly team at Australian Institute of Engineering at:

Australian Institute of Engineering


Head Office (Melbourne Campus)

60 Belfast Street,


Telephone: +61 3 9302 1296


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