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Contents

Australian standards
Awards & conditions
Careers
Design & technology
Finding information
Machine tools
Mechanical engineering
Professional organisations
Welding
Workplace safety & rehabilitation

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Australian standards

Australian Standards Online
Full-text Australian & NZ standards. Access for staff at all TAFE NSW staff and students on and off campus. Login with your DEC username and password.

Awards & conditions

Awards - Fair Work Australia
Find the current award for your industry or job plus information about awards in Australia.

QuickLinks - Industrial relations - Awards & conditions
Links to award conditions and rates for various industries.

Careers

See QuickLinks - Job seeking - Careers
Links to information about different careers and finding jobs.

SkillsOne tv - Metals & engineering
Information about Australian career opportunities and the skills currently in high demand. Link to videos and stories from people who are training and working in these trades.

Design & technology

Technologystudent.com
Information sheets and activities to support design & technology teachers and learners.

Finding information

Finding information for Metal Trades
Library guide to finding the topic information you need when you want it.

Technical resources for welders
Links to information on a range of welding topics.

Machine tools

Virtual Machine Shop (VMS)
VMS resources to support teaching and learning about machine tools.

Mechanical engineering

Mechanical Engineering in Yahoo
Links to information on all aspects of mechanical engineering, including fluid dynamics and thermal engineering.

Professional organisations

American Welding Society (AWS)
American based information on publications, services, news and products for welders.

Australian Stainless Steel Development Association (ASSDA)
Industry support group working to increase the consumption of stainless steel in Australia.

Australian Steel Institute (ASI)
Peak steel industry association promoting the use of Australian steel in manufacturing and construction.

Welding Technology Institute Australia (WTIA)
Information about WTIA resources, services and products plus news from the Cooperative Research Centre for welded structures (CRC).

Welding

AS1796 Welding certification practice tests
Questions from past papers of the AS1796 Certification examination, certificates 1 to 9. Students can answer practice questions then receive feedback for each question plus a total score.

Workplace safety & rehabilitation

QuickLinks - OHS - workplace safety & rehabilitation
Links to contacts and information about safe work practices and rehabilitation services.