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Introduction to ARC Welding

This course covers the skills and knowledge required to prepare materials such as plate/mild steel and carry out routine manual metal arc welding (MMAW) i.e. fillet and butt welds. This applies in a maintenance or manufacturing environment where the weld quality is not required to meet an Australian Standard or equivalent.


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

Entry Requirements

Participants MUST:

  • Be at least 16 years
  • 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.


$525.00 AUD (Inc GST)

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


  • Introduction to safety
  • Prepare and set up equipment for welding
  • Perform routine manual metal arc welding (MMAW)
  • Welding techniques
  • Welding joints
  • Practical project – optional

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 will be issued with:

  • A Statement of Attendance for Introduction to ARC Welding

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This course is available at: Ottoway

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