Course in Fusion Welding to ISO 9606 for Experienced Welders

Course Code: 22462VIC
Study Area:

Due to current COVID-19 restrictions, we have adapted our course delivery to now encompass a combination of remote and flexible delivery methods. This includes easy to navigate online tutorials, video conferencing (classroom simulation) as well as face-to-face practical assessments and work placements – where safe and practical to implement. Therefore, you will require access to the internet and a computer to undertake this course. Our flexible model allows you to continue to study in a safe, guided and fully supported manner with continued access to all learning, personal and wellbeing supports. You will be advised by your facilitator on a case by case basis in relation to practical and work placement assessments, as some flexibility will be required during this challenging time.

Are you an experienced welder and want to upskill to meet the requirements of the International Standard: ISO 9606? This is the perfect course for you to broaden your skills as well as job opportunities in Victoria.

The ISO 9606 welding standard is in demand for major manufacturing and engineering projects such as rail, light rail and tram production as well as for shipbuilding, aircraft manufacturing and defence force contracts. Get certified and be job-ready today.

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  • Bendigo - Charleston Road
Course Structure
  • 3 weeks Full-Time or up to 9 months Part Time (1 night per week)


This qualification is state accredited

Possible careers
  • Pursue a career as a certified welder

    • * Certificate III level welding qualification (such as MEM30305 Certificate III in Engineering – Fabrication Trade)
    • or
    • * Minimum of 3 years fusion welding experience

Course overview

The purpose of this course is to provide the training required to upskill experienced welders to meet the requirements of the International Standard: ISO 9606.

How to apply
Application to VTAC and supplementary application to Bendigo TAFE

Selection process

Recognition of prior learning (RPL)
Recognition of prior learning (RPL) may be given for skills and knowledge gained through previous study or other relevant experience.  Further information refer to RPL

Assessment Methods
  • Direct observation of processes and procedures, oral and/or written questioning, inspection of final process outcomes, documented work-based evidence.

Learning options

Key study areas
* Interpret and apply ISO 9606 for fusion welding processes * Use augmented reality (AR) welding technology to practice fusion welding processes to ISO 9606 * Perform fusion welding procedures to meet the requirements of ISO 9606-1 (Steels - carbon steels) * Perform fusion welding procedures to meet the requirements of ISO 9606-1 (Steels - stainless steel) * Perform fusion welding procedures to meet the requirements of ISO 9606-2 (Aluminium/aluminium alloys) * Perform fusion welding procedures to meet the requirements of ISO 9606-3, 4 or 5 (Exotic metals)

Further study opportunities


Your fees are made up of four parts.
  1. Course enrolment type
  2. Materials
  3. Consumables
  4. Student Support Fee.   
Once you have determined the fees applicable to your situation you will be able to calculate a indicative total fee for your qualification.

Are you eligible for Government subsidised fees? Check for your eligibility here
Are you eligible for concession? Check for your eligibility here
Concessions for Diploma and Advanced Diploma course categories are only available to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders.

A.   Course enrolment type:Standard
Government subsidised - average total course fee*$270.40
Concession - average total course fee*$260.00
Full fee - average total course fee*$2,056.60
B.   Materials average fee**$0.00
C.   Consumables average fee**$70.20
Indicative pricing for:

*The student tuition fees as published are subject to change given individual circumstances at enrolment and details of any other fees including but not limited to student services, amenities, goods or materials and consumables.
**Materials/Consumables fees may vary for each individual based on the units they are studying.
Average tuition fees are based on the typical number of student contact hours undertaken by a student to complete this course. Average fees displayed are purely indicative and may not be your actual fee. Fees vary based on the number/hours of electives chosen by the student. Read more on fees and charges

D.  Student Support fees
The Student Support fee is a non-tuition fee for Government subsidised (eligible) students and full fee paying (ineligible) students. Read more. Student support fees are non refundable . Student support fees are payable annually for the duration of your course, over and above tuition fees.

This page was last updated on 25/09/2020 2:33 PM

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