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Duration

year/s

The length of time to complete this qualification is six (6) evenings over two (2) weeks.

Refer to the relevant course information flyer for further information.

* - Student Visa holders must study internally full time

Locations

Alice Springs, Casuarina
Not available to international students.

Course code

VTP361

Overview

This course covers the butt welding and electro fusion welding of polyethylene (PE) plastic pipes and pipeline components under industrial conditions both in the field and in factory conditions. This competency is performed by operators as part of a work team.

Credit transfers and advanced standing

Skill recognition

Skills recognition is not applicable to this course. CDU's short courses are highly targeted courses designed to help you improve a specific skill. They will help you improve your career prospects, maintain currency in your field, or allow you to try out something completely new.

Pathways

VET to Higher Education Pathway Mapping for completed Awards in the same field or discipline.

Fees

The fees for this course are $950.00.

Course information flyer(s)

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Why study trades at CDU?

Whether you're an apprentice, a trainee, or already working in the industry, our trades courses are for you.

Start your career or upskill in a variety of areas from construction and electrotechnology to plumbing and metal trades. Wherever your interest lies, you'll learn from experts with industry-standard technologies and tools so you can graduate workplace ready.

  • NT's largest training provider
  • Access to specialised trade training facilities
  • Recognition of prior learning so you can qualify faster

What will I study?

To achieve the vocational training program VTP361 - Polywelding Training Program a total of two (2) units of competency must be completed as listed below.

Course structure

Students will be issued with a Statement of Attainment upon successful completion.

The total Nominal Hours for this training program is 40.
 

CodeModule/Unit of CompetencyHours
UNITS OF COMPETENCY
PMBWELD301EJoin polyethylene plastic pipelines using butt welding20
PMBWELD302EJoin polyethylene plastic pipelines using electrofusion welding20
 Total nominal hours for the training program40

 

Entry requirements

Admission criteria

CDU Domestic Entry Requirements

To ensure you have the right skills and support to succeed in your course, a Language, Literacy and Numeracy (LL&N) evaluation helps identify areas where you may need additional support to help you achieve your goals.

To gain entry into VTP361 candidates require:

  • Certificate III in Plumbing or industry equivalent
  • NT White Card
  • Sufficient level of literacy and numeracy

Essential requirements

English language requirements

All of my lecturers were top notch former tradies with a solid grasp of what they were teaching. Whatever my issue was, they were always there for me. It was great.

Yron

CDU Student

Yron VET Trades

Course details

Accreditation

This is a non-award course and a Statement of Attainment will be issued for nationally recognised units of competency successfully completed.

VET for secondary schools

VET for Secondary Students (VSS)

Select VSS for more detail about this program.

Location and study mode

Delivery at all locations is subject to sufficient demand and resources.

Locations: Alice Springs, Casuarina

Study Mode: On campus

Subject to demand other locations and modes may become available throughout the year.

Additional information

Sector
Vocational Education & Training
Industry groups
ENGINEERING AND MINING
Occupation types
Plastics Fabricator Or Welder
Area of study
Metal Trades

Contact details

Email:Student.Central@cdu.edu.au. Phone: (08) 8946 7766 or 1800 061 963 (free call).

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