Statement of Attainment in Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW)
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
Course outcomes and careers
Completion of competency units in this course will enhance your career
progression under the Federal Metal and Engineering Industries Award.
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
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.
Enrol at any location
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.
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.
GET YOUR UNIQUE STUDENT IDENTIFIER (USI)
Before you enrol you must have a Unique Student Identifier (USI). Visit http://www.usi.gov.au/students/create-your-usi 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: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/applying-and-enrolling
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.
Find out more about recognition: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/recognition
READ BEFORE YOU ENROL
Fees, payment and refunds: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/fees-and-charges
Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
Your actual timetable and class allocation will be organised at the orientation session so it is important that you attend.
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|MEM05052A||Apply safe welding practices||36|
|MEM09002B||Interpret technical drawing||36|
|MEM05016C||Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process||36|
|MEM12023A||Perform engineering measurements||45|
|MEM05007C||Perform manual heating and thermal cutting||18|
|MEM05012C||Perform routine manual metal arc welding||18|
|MEM05051A||Select welding processes||18|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools||18|
|MEM18002B||Use power tools/hand held operations||18|
|MEM05015D||Weld using manual metal arc welding process||36|