Skills Programme Title:

Basic Fabrication Skills

NQF Level Credits
Cut materials using the oxy-fuel gas cutting process (manual cutting) 2 6
Draw and interpret simple plate, pipe, pipe and structural steel plate pipe 2 6
Form and shape sheet metal using hand or power operated machines 2 8
Measure and mark off steel profiles 2 2
Mechanically cut, drill and punch fabrication materials 2 10
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the oxy-acetylene gas welding process 2 10
Weld workpieces using the oxy-acetylene gas welding process 2 10
TOTAL CREDITS 52

 

Skills Programme Title: welding Workshop Assistance NQF Level Credits
Weld carbon steel work-pieces using the shielded metal Arc welding 2 15
Cut materials using the oxy-fuel cutting process 2 6
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the gas tungsten Arc welding process 2 15
Braze metals using the oxy-fuel brazing process 2 6
Weld workpieces using the oxy-acetylene gas welding process 2 10
Weld carbon steel workpiece using the cored wire welding process 2 8
TOTAL CREDITS 60

 

Skills Programme Title: Welding Machine Operator NQF Level Credits
Select, use and care for engineering hands tools 2 8
Select, use and care for engineering power tools 2 6
TOTAL CREDITS 14

 

 

Skills Programme Title: Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding in all positions using jigs NQF Level Credits
Prepare and secure work pieces for welding(includes the use of manipulators) 2 8
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the shielded metal arc welding process 2 8
Assemble work pieces in jigs(minor amendments include the use of manipulator) 2 3
TOTAL CREDITS 17

 

Skills Programme Title: Basic welding skills and gas cutting NQF Level Credits
Deal with safety, health and environmental emergencies in the workplace 2 3
Use welding definitions and symbols 2 5
Weld carbon steel work-piece using the shielded metal Arc welding 2 15
Weld carbon work-pieces using the gas metal arc welding process 2 15
Cut Materials using the oxy-fuel gas cutting process (manual cutting) 2 6
Weld steel workpieces using the gas tungsten Arc welding process 2 15
Braze metals using the oxy-fuel brazing process 2 6
Weld workpieces using the oxy-acetylene gas welding process in the down hand position 2 10
TOTAL CREDITS 75

 

Skills Programme Title: Advanced Stainless Steel And Aluminum Welding NQF Level Credits
Weld workpieces in the stainless steel material group, using the gas metal arc welding process in all positions 4 10
Weld workpieces within the aluminum material group, using the gas metal arc welding process in all positions 4 10
Weld workpieces within the aluminum material group, using the gas tungsten arc welding process in all positions 4 10
Weld workpieces within the stainless steel materials group, using the gas tungsten arc welding process in all positions 4 10
TOTAL CREDITS 40

 

 

 

 

 

 

Skills Programme Title: Carbon Steel Welder 2 NQF Level Credits
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the gas tungsten arc welding process in the down hand position 3 15
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the gas metal arc welding process in the down-hand position 2 8
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the cored –wire welding process in the down hand position 2 8
Cut material using the oxy-fuel gas cutting process (manual cutting 2 6
Weld carbon steel workpieces, using the gas metal arc welding process in all positions 2 15
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the shielded metal arc welding in all positions 2 16
TOTAL CREDITS 68

 

Skills Programme Title: Gas Metal Arc Welding Operator NQF Level Credits
Describe the welding industry’s composition its productivity requirements and communication 2 5
Identify and select material to specification 2 5
Use welding definitions and symbols 2 5
  TOTAL CREDITS 15

 

Skills Programme Title: Basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding & Forming NQF Level Credits
Apply work site practices 2 5
Assemble work pieces in jigs(minor amendments includes the use of manipulators 2 3
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the gas tungsten welding process in the down hand position 3 15
Form and shape sheet metal using hand or power operated machines 2 8
  TOTAL CREDITS 31

 

Skills Programme Title: Basic Shielded and Metal Arc welding skills NQF Level Credits
Apply work site practices 2 5
Weld carbon steel work-pieces using the shielded metal arc welding process in the down-hand position 2 15
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the gas metal welding process in the down-hand position 2 8
Cut material using the oxy-fuel cutting process (manual cutting) 2 6
  TOTAL CREDITS 34
Skills Programme Title: Forming and Shaping of metal plate NQF Level Credits
Apply work site practices 2 5
Identify and select material to specification 2 5
Form and shape sheet metal or power operated machines 2 8
Draw and interpret simple plate, pipe and structural steel plate, pipe and structural steel drawings 2 6
  TOTAL CREDITS 24

 

Skills Programme Title: Welding workshop Assistance NQF Level Credits
Select, use and care for engineering hand tools 2 8
Select, use and care for engineering measuring power tools 2 6
Select, use and care for engineering measuring equipment 2 4
Apply work site practices 2 5
Identify and select material to specification 2 5
Use welding definitions and symbols 2 5
Describe the welding industry’s composition its requirements and communication techniques 2 5
Weld carbon steel work-pieces using shielded metal arc welding process in the down-hand position 2 15
Braze metals using the oxy-fuel brazing process 2 6
Weld workpieces using the oxy-acetylene gas welding process in the down hand position 2 10
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the cored-wire welding process in the down hand position 2 8
Operate a pendant controlled overhead crane 2 5
Use generic functions in a graphical user interface (GUI)- environment 2 4
Form and shape sheet metal using hand or power operated machines 2 8
Perform basic fire fighting 2 4
Perform basic fire fighting 2 4
Deal with safety, health and environment emergencies in the workplace 2 4
Join sheet metal with resistance arc welding process 2 4
Perform basic rigging procedures 2 4
  TOTAL CREDITS 114

 

 

 

 

 

Skill Programme Title: Basic Welding Skills NQF Level Credits
Select, use and care for engineering hand tools 2 8
Select, use and care for engineering emergencies in the workplace 2 6
Select, use and care for engineering measuring equipment 2 4
Deal with safety, health and environmental emergencies in the workplace 2 4
Use welding definitions and symbols 2 5
Weld carbon steel work-pieces using the shielded metal arc welding process in all positions 2 15
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the gas metal arc welding process in the down-hand position 2 6
Cut materials using the oxy-fuel brazing process (manual cutting) 2 6
Braze metals using the oxy-fuel brazing process 2 6
Weld workpieces using the oxy-acetylene gas welding process in the down hand position 2 10
Perform basic first aid 2 4
  TOTAL CREDITS 74

 

Skills Programme Title: Brazing and Spot Welding Skills NQF Level Credits
Identify and select material to specification 2 5
Braze metals using the oxy fuel brazing process 2 6
Join sheet metal using the oxy-fuel brazing process 2 4
Draw and interpret simple plate, pipe and structural steel plate, pipe and structural steel drawings 2 6
  TOTAL CREDITS 21

 

Skills Programme Title: Generic Trade Preparation Program NQF Level Credits
Select, use and care for engineering power tools 2 6
Select, use and care for engineering measuring equipment 2 4
Keep the work area safe and productive 2 8
Managing self-development 4 12
Maintain and adapt oral/signed communication 2 5
Write/present for defined communication 2 5
Use language and communication in occupational learning Programme 2 5
Access and use information from texts 2 5
  TOTAL CREDITS 21

 

 

            

Skills Programme Title: Basic Engineering Fabrication Skills NQF Level Credits
Select, use and care for engineering tools 2 8
Select, use and care for engineering power tools 2 6
Select, use and care for engineering measuring equipment 2 4
Draw and interpret simple plate, pipe and structural steel plate and structural steel drawings 2 6
Apply work site practices 2 5
  TOTAL CREDITS 29

 

Skills Programme Title: Components Fabrication and Welding NQF Level Credits
Fabricate components by means of the triangulation method 3 4
Fabricate components by means of the parallel method 3 4
Fabricate components by means of the radial line method 3 4
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the shielded metal arc welding process in all positions 2 16
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the gas metal arc welding process in the down hand position 2 8
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the gas tungsten arc welding in the down hand position 2 15
TOTAL CREDITS 51

 

Skills Programme Title: Basic Fabrication Skills NQF Level Credits
Mechanically cut, drill and punch fabrication materials 2 10
Form and shape sheet metal using hand or power operated machines 2 8
Cut materials using the oxy-fuel gas cutting process (manual cutting) 2 6
Weld work pieces using the oxy-acetylene gas welding process in the down hand position 2 10
Draw and interpret simple plate, pipe and structural steel plate, pipe an structural steel drawings 2 6
Measure and mark off steel profiles 2 2
Weld carbon steel workpieces using the oxy-acetylene gas welding process in all positions 3 10
  TOTAL CREDITS 52