Statement of Attainment in Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW)

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  • Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW) course details

    Course description and aims

    This course is for people requiring the knowledge and skills to work or seek
    employment as a Manual Metal Arc Welder (MMAW) in a metal fabrication or
    allied engineering industry.

    You will learn the practical skills and techniques associated with the MMAW
    process to join materials in all weld positions, heat, cut and gouge materials,
    interpret engineering drawings and use a variety of hand and power
    tools/equipment to fabricate metal components.

    This course is designed to accommodate both off-the-job training and
    on-the-job training and experience.

    The duration of this program of study will vary depending on the competency
    unit(s) selected.

    Course outcomes and careers

    Completion of competency units in this course will enhance your career
    progression under the Federal Metal and Engineering Industries Award.

    Recommended Pathways

    Students may enter this course directly. They would normally be expected to be
    working as a welder or seeking employment as a welder in an Engineering or
    Manufacturing industry.

    On completion of this Statement of Attainment students may proceed to higher
    level qualifications within the Metal and Engineering (MEM05) Training Package
    as explained in Section 7.1.


    When you finish this course you may be eligible to enrol in other courses under
    the Metal and Engineering Training Package.

    Entry requirements

    There are no entry requirements for this course.

    Enrol at any location

    Part Time Evening
    Course start:
    Mon 5 Feb 2018
    Course duration:
    18 Weeks
    3.5 Hours per week
    Course Fee:
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    Attend the following information session to meet with the teaching staff, discuss the course and get more information about enrolment and next steps.

    Tuesday 12 December 2017, or Tuesday 30 January 2018, between 08:30am to 07:00pm at Ultimo College, Main Campus, 651-731 Harris Street, Building N, Ground Level, Room NG.23.

    Indicative timetable:

    You will need to attend approximately 3.5 to 7 hours of class a week over 18 weeks. An indication of how your weekly timetable may look is: One to two nights per week Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday, 05:30pm to 09:00pm.

    How to enrol or apply:


    Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit to request a USI. Remember to add Sydney TAFE to your account via the Manage Permissions page (code: 90003, name: TAFE NSW - Sydney Institute).

    Find out more about applying and enrolling:

    Fee information:


    Recognition is a process of acknowledging previously completed qualifications, skills, knowledge or experience relevant to your course. This may reduce the amount of learning required, reduce your course fees and allow you to achieve your qualification faster.

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    Other Information:

    Your actual timetable and class allocation will be organised at the orientation session so it is important that you attend.


    NumberSubject nameNominal hours
    MEM05052AApply safe welding practices36
    MEM09002BInterpret technical drawing36
    MEM05016CPerform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process36
    MEM12023APerform engineering measurements45
    MEM05007CPerform manual heating and thermal cutting18
    MEM05012CPerform routine manual metal arc welding18
    MEM05051ASelect welding processes18
    MEM18001CUse hand tools18
    MEM18002BUse power tools/hand held operations18
    MEM05015DWeld using manual metal arc welding process36



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