Pre Accredited Training

RIST offers pre-accredited short courses providing participants with the skills and knowledge needed for learners to embark successfully in further study or work.

Pre-accredited courses are designed to make the transition into an accredited agricultural qualification at RIST an easy one for our learners by providing the basic skills and knowledge learners require before commencing their accredited training at RIST.

Our pre-accredited short courses build on the skills and knowledge of our learners providing them with the confidence to successfully commence accredited training with us.

RIST also offers short courses building on the skills and knowledge of those looking to improve their employment opportunities.


Introduction to Welding

This course is designed to give learners an introduction to welding with a focus on practical based experiential learning, preparing participants with the necessary skills and knowledge required for employment as an apprentice in the engineering industry; an introduction for learners looking into a career in welding; and offering the basic skills and practical experience in welding that employers in the agricultural sector are seeking from their employees. 

Learners gain basic knowledge and practical skills for welding with MIG (gas metal arc) welding processes, covering the fundamentals of welding as well as an understanding of the importance of workplace health and safety principles.  It is designed as a ‘step up’ program, introducing learners to the realities of welding, helping them make an informed decision about pursuing a career in the industry.

This course provides a strong foundation for the learner to pathway directly into accredited training or employment as an apprentice in the engineering industry, as well as upskilling participants working in the agricultural sector.  

Course Dates (6.30pm-9.30pm)
June 1, 8, 15 & 22
July 6, 13, 20 & 27
August 17, 24, 31 & Sept 7
October 5, 12, 19 & 26  


Further Information:

The RIST Centre

Ph: 03 5573 0943

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