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  • The pioneers of Technical College of Fiji

    The pioneers of Technical College of Fiji for Certificate II programme at Dr. Shaukat Ali Sahib Campus on 13th of May 2016 with Hon. Minister for Education, Heritage & Arts.
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    The Hon. Minister for Education, Heritage & Arts at the graduation at Dr. Shaukat Ali Sahib Campus.
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COURSE INTRODUCTION

This qualification recognizes the necessary skills base and knowledge required to work as an assistant welding and fabrication technician. Persons who gain the qualification will have basic knowledge and skills to work as a competent trade assistant in an industry setting.

The qualification comprises a list of compulsory standards required of a competent trade’s assistant. Holders of this qualification will be able to demonstrate a broad range of basic skills including:

• Collect, present and apply workplace information

• Follow safe working practices in the workplace

• Practice accountability in the workplace

• Provide customer service in a workplace

• Read and interpret engineering drawings and sketches

• Select and use and care for engineering marking – out equipment

• Select, use and care for engineering dimensional measuring equipment

• Select, use, and maintain engineering power tools and equipment

• Shut down and isolate machines and equipment

The qualification comprises a list of compulsory standards required of an assistant tradesperson. Holders of this qualification will be able to demonstrate a broad range of basic skills including generic skills required for successful customer service as well as workplace communication and health and safety.

COURSE AIMS

The qualification is aimed primarily at persons already working in the automotive industry but shall also be useful for those wishing pursue a career in this industry.

TARGET GROUP

The target group for this programme will be:

  • Welding and Fabrication technicians with minimal or no formal training
  • Welding and Fabrication enthusiasts
  • Vocational students
  • Secondary and High School leavers

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

A pre-requisite for entry into this qualification will hold the Year 10 level or ability to demonstrate some technical skills with basic literacy and numeracy.

CERTIFICATION

The qualification shall be awarded to persons who have gained all compulsory unit standards prescribed in the programme structure.

This qualification shall be awarded by the TCF in collaboration with FHEC on behalf of the Welding and Fabrication ISAC. Accredited providers shall comply with the internal and external moderation requirements as determined by the TCF and FHEC under Fiji Qualification Council.

PROGRAMME STRUCTURE 

Trimester

TCF codes

Units

Level

Total CP

Certificate II in Welding and Fabrication

1

WFA0101

Carry out basic metal fabrication and basic welding  

1

4.0

1

WFA0102

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of safe working practices, weld terminologies and safe welding practice ( to include )  

1

6.0

1

WFA0103

Introduce basic Electrical Principles in Welding

1

5.0

1

WFA0104

Select, use and care for engineering dimensional measuring equipment

1

3.0

1

WFA0105

Select, use and care for engineering hand tools

1

4.0

1

GCU0101

Collect, present and apply workplace information

1

4.0

1

GCU0102

Communicate effectively in the workplace

1

5.0

1

GCU0103

Describe requirements and expectations faced by employees within the workplace

1

3.0

1

GCU0104

Follow safe working practices in the workplace

1

3.0

1

GCU0105

Measure with non-complex measuring devices used in industry

1

3.0

1

GCU0106

Practice accountability in the workplace

1

2.0

1

ITC0108

Demonstrate knowledge of computers

1

5.0

1

GCE0101

Plan the method of carrying out a job in the workplace

1

2.0

1

GCE0102

Distinguish the characteristics of engineering materials

1

2.0

1

GCE0104

Identify and convert basic units of measure used in industry

1

2.0

1

CPC0102

Read and interpret engineering drawings and sketches

1

4.0

1

PSW0101

Select and use and care for engineering marking – out equipment

1

4.0

Total Level 1

61.0

3

WFA0201

Introduce Oxy-Acetylene Welding

2

3.0

3

WFA0202

Use an oxy-acetylene welding plant

2

3.0

3

WFA0203

Demonstrate knowledge of an oxy-acetylene welding plant

2

3.4

3

WFA0204

Join metals using the oxyacetylene welding process

2

6.0

3

WFA0205

Introduce Trade Calculations

2

3.0

3

WFA0206

Introduce Electric Arc Welding

2

3.0

3

WFA0207

Demonstrate knowledge of the manual metal arc welding process

2

3.4

3

WFA0208

Demonstrate and apply knowledge of welding aluminum and stainless steel in  down hand position

2

3.0

3

WFA0209

Introduce Fabrication Drawing

2

3.0

3

WFA0210

Fabrication Techniques

2

3.0

3

WFA0211

Assemble and mechanically join plate and sheet under supervision

2

10.0

3

WFA0212

Introduce  Welding  Defects and Remedies

2

3.0

3

WFA0213

Demonstrate knowledge of MIG welding

2

3.4

3

WFA0214

Use a MIG welding plant

2

3.0

3

WFA0215

Select, use, and maintain engineering power tools and equipment

2

4.0

3

AEE0104

Shut down and isolate machines and equipment

2

3.0

3

WFA0216

Provide customer service in a workplace

2

4.0

Total Level 2

64.2

2

WAF0200

Industrial Placements

56.0

Total credit points in Welding & Fabrication

181.2

 

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