ARC Level One (Basic)

MEM05012C - Perform routine manual metal arc


This unit of competency defines 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.


  • Option 1 - 2 days/ 8 hours per day (Face to Face) - 8:00am to 4:30pm
  • Option 2 - 6 Wednesday nights/ 3 hours per night (Face to Face) - 5:00pm to 8:00pm


  • Option 1 - $400.00 (GST exempt)
  • Option 2 - $480.00 (GST exempt)

Participants MUST:

  • Be at least 16 years of age
  • Be an Australian/New Zealand Citizen or hold an eligible VISA 
  • Have the ability to read, write, understand and communicate with basic English; and
  • Have the physical ability to perform practical fabrication skills.

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