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MEM05020C Perform Advanced Welding using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process

MEM05020C Perform Advanced Welding using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process

Our 5-day Advanced Gas Tungsten Arc (GTAW) Welding course applies to welds associated with a range of structural sections and/or plate and/or pipe for general fabrication. Weld quality would typically conform to Australian Standard 1554 Structural Purpose, Bureau Det Norse Verticas or equivalent.

General Information

  • ✔ Cost $1680 per person
  • ✔ Duration 5 days
  • ✔ Face to face training
  • ✔ Nationally recognised
  • ✔ Real practical training!

Course Content

  • Site requirements and information.
  • Preparing materials for welding.
  • Hazards in welding and preventative measures.
  • Welding equipment and consumables.
  • Welding symbols.
  • Weld positions.
  • Operating principles and process variables.
  • Minimise and rectify weld distortion.
  • Heating and cooling.
  • Cutting.
  • Testing techniques.
  • Faults.
  • Advanced gas tungsten arc welding.
  • Weld procedures.
  • Weld records.


All candidates that successfully complete the course will be issued with a statement of attainment for MEM05020C Perform Advanced Welding using Gas Tungsten Arc Welding Process (as shown below). This is a nationally recognised unit of competency.

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (Advanced) MEM05020C certificate

Candidate Requirements

  • Must have good verbal and written comprehension of the English language;
  • Must wear long sleeved shirt, long leg pants and steel cap boots. PPE will be provided but you are welcome to bring your own if preferred;
  • Must hold a USI (unique student identifier) number. Click here for further information:
  • Pre-requisite units (must bring evidence of completion of these units):
    • - MEM05049B Perform routine gas tungsten arc welding;
    • - MEM05019D Weld using gas tungsten arc welding process;
    • - MEM05051A Select welding processes (DTE pre-course booklet);
    • - MEM05052A Apply safe welding practices (DTE pre-course booklet);
    • - MEM12023A Perform engineering measurements (DTE pre-course booklet);
    • - MEM18001C Use hand tools (DTE pre-course booklet);
    • - MEM18002B Use power tools/hand held operations (DTE pre-course booklet);
    • - MEM05007C Perform manual heating & thermal cutting (DTE pre-course booklet);
    • - MEM09002B Interpret technical drawing (DTE pre-course booklet).

Language, Literacy and Numeracy

Adjustments to training can be made for participants with language, literacy and numeracy issues so that they are not disadvantaged in completing this course. Please inform our office at the time of booking your course if you experience any language, literacy or numeracy issues.

Training Location

This course is offered in-house at our premises in Rockingham, Western Australia. The course can also be delivered on-site at your location if preferred. Please enquire if you would like a quote or further information regarding on-site training – Phone (08) 9528 8888.

Course Cost

The cost to attend an in-house scheduled course at our premises is $1680 per person. The CTF subsidy rate is available to eligible candidates.

The pre-course assessment booklet and resource manual can be provided to you by DTE at a cost of $100 (see candidate requirements).

BCITF Construction Training FundThe Construction Training Fund provides funding support for training of eligible workers in the construction industry. We acknowledge the support of the Construction Training Fund in reducing the costs of training for eligible workers.


Please request a quote if you would like to arrange this course to be delivered on-site training at your premises – Phone (08) 9528 8888.