Technical Training Programmes: Perform Basic Welding

NQF Level



Minimum 8

Estimated Days




Accrediting Body


The skills, values and knowledge reflected in this unit standard are for people in the field of engineering. This programme enables individuals to perform heat-related joining of metals, using oxy-fuel gas processes, brazing, soldering, high frequency brazing, butt welding and spot welding. 

Individuals completing this programme are able to verify task requirements and select necessary welding processes, equipment and consumables to comply with specifications and to apply safe work practices.

Entry Level Requirements

Communication at NQF Level 1 Mathematical Literacy at NQF Level 1 KVR Pre-assessment

Course Outcomes

Prepare for work activity Weld/join metals Apply quality checks on completed weld/joint Perform finishing activities Report out of compliance or unsafe conditions while working Work safely with due care for self, fellow workers, equipment, materials and the environment

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