Short Courses

Introduction to Welding - MIG, Arc and Oxyacetylene

Melbourne Polytechnic's Introduction to Welding short course teaches safe welding and cutting of a wide range of metals (ferrous and non-ferrous) using the three most widely used welding practices in industry - manual ARC welding, MIG welding and Oxyacetylene welding.

Course Code: SMM039

Get a head start with Melbourne Polytechnic’s welding short course. Learn how to safely weld and cut a wide range of metals (ferrous and non-ferrous) using the three most widely used welding practices in industry:

  • manual ARC welding
  • MIG welding
  • oxy acetylene welding

Melbourne Polytechnic (formerly, NMIT) has been named WTIA’s Top Welding Training Organisation for 2013. Come and see why Melbourne Polytechnic is, and will remain… the best!






03 9269 8615


8 weeks
Total Hours: 32



No concession or government funding applies

Payment Options:

  • Cash - paid in person at any campus or a Skills and Jobs Centre
  • Credit Card
  • Invoice - paid by the company or job agencies


Student must wear safety boots, long pants and long sleeve clothing.


You will need a reasonable level of English language skill to meet the learning and Work Health and Safety (WHS) requirements of this course.

Workplace Training

Consultancy - Training can be offered on-site or off-site


Overall, a good course. Well worth doing.’ – Darren, Frankston North ‘Tony was a good teacher with lots of useful advice.’ ‘The teacher was excellent and very knowledgeable.’ ‘Thank you to your teachers for conducting a great course. It was well organised and surpassed my expectations, providing an outcome that I am very pleased with – Chris.’

Course Cancellation or Postponement

Courses with low enrolments may be cancelled or delayed. You will be notified of this 48 hours prior to course commencement.
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