Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG) - Advanced ($600)



This course covers preparing materials, selecting and setting up the welding equipment, carrying out advanced gas metal arc welding (GMAW), inspecting for and correcting defects and maintaining the welds records.


Course Duration

This course can be undertaken as:

  • 4-day course from 8:00am to 4:30pm each day; or
  • 12 consecutive Wednesday evenings from 5:00pm to 8:00pm

Course Content

This course applies to welds associated with a range of structural and/or plate and/or pipe for general fabrication using ferrous and no-ferrous material. Weld quality would typically conform to Australian Standard 1554 Structural Purpose, Bureau Det Norse Verticas or equivalent.

The course covers:

  • Preparation of welding materials and equipment
  • Welding joints to code requirements using advanced GMAW
  • Assessing weld quality and rectification or faults

Course Pre-requisites

Pre- requisites for this course are as follows:

  • MEM05007C – Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
  • MEM05017D – Weld using gas metal arc welding process
  • MEM05050B – Perform routine gas metal arc welding
  • MEM05051A – Select welding processes
  • MEM05052A – Apply safe welding practices
  • MEM09002B – Interpret technical drawing
  • MEM12023A – Perform engineering measurements
  • MEM18001C – Use hand tools
  • MEM18002B – Use power tools/ hand held operations


Note: If you do not have the above pre-requisites you may still undertake this course however upon successful completion you will be issued with a Statement of Attendance, this is NOT nationally recognised. RPL assessments are available if you wish to be assessed against the pre-requisites and additional fees will apply.


Successful Completion

Students who hold the pre-requisites and successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for:

  • MEM05018C - Perform advanced welding using gas metal arc welding process

Students who do not hold the pre-requisites and successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a Statement of Attendance for:

  • Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding


PPE (Personal Protective Equipment) to be supplied by participant

  • Safety boots and non-tinted safety glasses (glasses can be purchased at reception for $5.00)

  • Long pants and a long sleeved shirt ( for WHS reasons please do not wear excessively loose clothing)


Course Locations

Ottoway Trade Training Centre                      Lonsdale Trade Training Centre

275 Grand Junction Road                               5 Refinery Road

OTTOWAY  SA  5013                                     LONSDALE  SA  5160

In addition to courses scheduled at the above locations ATEC can also deliver training at your work site (subject to equipment requirements). Contact us for more information.


How to Apply

Applications and enquiries can be made:


Payment Methods

Courses must be paid for prior to commencement unless alternative arrangements have been made. Statements may be withheld until payment has been received. Note: Fees and Refund Policy applies.


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Course Dates

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Start DateLocationCost
Mon 03 Jul 2017 at 8:00AM 4 classes 1 unit OTTOWAY $600.00 Enrol