The pilot program will focus on two essential Units: MEM05069 Undertake Advanced Weld Repair and Maintenance and MEM05061 Apply Basic Metallurgy Principles to Welding Applications. Participants will gain in-depth knowledge and hands-on experience to become advanced weld repair and maintenance specialists.
The pilot program will be conducted at Muswellbrook TAFE in the beautiful Upper Hunter region of NSW, a prime location in the heart of the mining industry.
Up to 50 individuals holding a trades certificate in Fabrication will be selected to participate in this exclusive program. You will need to hold the prerequisite units or be willing to undergo skills assessment to determine suitability.
Receive training and expert coaching on how to carry out effective repairs of structural cracking of heavy equipment in the mining sector. Specifically, elevate your trade by learning how to do single-sided crack repairs with material backing and via open root.
Acquire a basic knowledge of metallurgy principles and apply them effectively in welding applications.
Benefit from the expertise of industry professionals and highly qualified trainers from TAFE NSW.
Open doors to exciting career prospects in the booming mining sector with enhanced skillsets.
The pilot provides specialised training for maintenance welding, so you can fast-track getting your welders to the next level and improve the quality and efficiency of their work so you have a more productive and profitable business.
The pilot is an industry lead training program to provide welders with an upskilling pathway and for professional development. Investing in trades so that they can do more effective repairs is essential for supporting the industry in moving to the next level for structural maintenance of multi-million dollar equipment, improving asset reliability, reducing maintenance costs and extending viable structural life.
Thanks to the generous support from NSW Education, this pilot program is accessible to selected participants at no cost!
Submit your interest to participate in the pilot program by expressing your intent. Both individuals and representatives from industries are welcome to apply.
Ensure you hold a valid trades certificate in Fabrication to be eligible for selection.Priority will be given to people that hold the required prerequisite units in their training transcript. Gap training may be offered to those that do not hold the required prerequisites.
A screening process will be conducted to select the most motivated and dedicated individuals for this program.
As this is a pilot program, selected participants are expected to commit to the entire duration of the training that could require attendance at TAFE for a minimum of 5 days and up to 10 days.