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.
This Statement of Attainment is specifically designed for people who are
employed or who are seeking employment in the Metal Fabrication or allied
The program will enable students to develop the knowledge and skills required by
industry to competently apply the Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMAW) process to a
broad range industrial applications. The units in this program of study are
composed of a specialised "cluster" of competency units from the Metal and
Engineering (MEM05) Training Package that will enable students to complete a
program of study without having to complete a full qualification.
After completing the units of competency in this Statement of Attainment
students will be able to apply their newly acquired skills to a broad range of
On 1 January 2012 the Work Health Safety Act 2011 (WHS Act) was implemented in
NSW. Delivery and assessment of this course must be based on this legislation.
Work Health and Safety (WHS) was referred to in NSW as Occupational Health and
Safety (OHS) and in some countries people know it as Occupational Safety and
Health (OSH). Please refer to the Work Health and Safety heading in Section B
6.1 Delivery Modes for more information.
TAFE NSW trainers and assessors must meet the requirements specified in the
Standards for NVR Registered Training Organisations 2011: Part 2 SNR 4 & Part 3,
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 20th June 2017 between 08:30am to 06:30pm at Ultimo College, Main Campus, corner of Thomas and Jones Street Ultimo, Building N, Ground Level, Room NG.23.
You will need to attend approximately 6 hours of class a week (two 3 hour sessions), for 15 weeks. Attendance is typically two nights per week on either Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday.
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
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Financial assistance: http://www.sydneytafe.edu.au/courses/financial-assistance
|Number||Subject name||Nominal hours|
|MEM24012C||Apply metallurgy principles||54|
|MEM24008B||Perform ultrasonic testing||54|
|MEM24007B||Perform ultrasonic thickness testing||18|
|MEM18001C||Use hand tools||18|