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Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process

This unit covers preparing materials, selecting and setting up the welding equipment, carrying out advanced manual metal arc welding (MMAW), inspecting for and correcting defects, and maintaining the weld records.

This course includes the preparation of materials such as plate and pipe in mild steel and stainless steel and performing welds including Fillet and Butt.


Option 1

4 days / 8 hours per day (Face to Face) - 8:00am to 4:30pm

Option 2

12 Wednesday nights/ 3 hours per night (Face to Face) - 5:00pm to 8:00pm


  • Theory Assessment
  • Practical Assessment

Entry Requirements

Participants MUST:

  • Be at least 16 years
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen or hold an eligible VISA.
  • Have the ability to read, write and understand basic English and carry out basic mathematical calculations.
  • Have the physical ability to perform practical fabrication skills.


All participants wishing to attain the accredited MEM05016C unit will need to have successfully completed the following (and provide evidence to ATEC).

Note: client who have not completed the below units may still be eligible to attend training, but will be issued with a Certificate of Attendance on successful completion of training.

MEM05007CPerform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05012CPerform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05015DWeld using manual metal arc welding process
MEM05051ASelect welding processes
MEM05052AApply safe welding practices
MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing
MEM12023APerform engineering measurements
MEM18001CUse hand tools; and
MEM18002BUse power tools/ hand held operations


Option 1

$1120.00 AUD (GST exempt)

Option 2

$1800.00 AUD (GST exempt)

Courses must be paid for on booking unless alternative arrangements have been made. Training will not be confirmed until payment has been received.


  • Prepare welding materials and equipment
  • Weld joints to code requirements using MMAW
  • Assess weld quality and rectify faults

Learner Requirements

  • Provide your Unique Student Identifier (USI). Apply for an USI.
  • Provision of Australian legal photo identification for enrolment purposes

PPE (Personal Protective Equipment)

To be supplied by participant:

  • Safety Boots (steel cap)
  • Safety glasses
  • Appropriate workshop attire (non-flammable) i.e. work trousers and a long-sleeved work shirt (for WHS reasons please do not wear excessively loose clothing)
  • Appropriate welding gloves and a welding helmet


On successful completion of all requirements of this course, learners holding all pre-requisites will be issued with:

  • A Statement of Attainment for MEM05016C – Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process

Alternatively, clients who do not hold all pre-requisites will be issued with:

  • A Statement of Attendance

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This course is available at: Ottoway

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