Manual Metal Arc Welding (ARC) - Basic ($300)


With industry machines now being portable, ARC welding is one of the most common types of welds used today.  Employment outcomes may include: Gates and fencing, trailer manufacturing, construction industry, earthmoving equipment, maintenance and manufacturing and the defence industry.

Course Duration

This course can be undertaken as:

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

Course Content

The course applies in a maintenance or manufacturing environment where the welding is not required to meet an Australian standard or equivalent. Fillet and butt welds would typically be performed on low carbon/mild steels. The course covers:

  • Identifying weld requirements
  • Preparing materials for weld
  • Preparing equipment for welding
  • Perform routine welding using MMAW

Course Pre-requisites

There are no mandated pre-requisites for entry into this course.

Successful Completion

Students who successfully complete all the requirements of this course will be issued with a Statement of Attainment for:

  • MEM05012C - Perform routine manual 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

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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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