Course Title: Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process

Part A: Course Overview

Program: C3191 Certificate III in Engineering - Fabrication Trade

Course Title: Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process

Portfolio: SEH Portfolio Office

Nominal Hours: 40

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Course Contact: Program Manager

Course Contact Phone: +61 3 9925 4468

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Course Description

This unit covers preparing materials, selecting and setting up the welding equipment, carrying out advanced manual metal arc welding (MMAW), inspecting for and correcting defects, and maintaining the weld records.

Pre-requisite Courses and Assumed Knowledge and Capabilities

Path 1
MEM05007C Perform manual heating and thermal cutting
MEM05012C Perform routine manual metal arc welding
MEM05015C Weld using manual metal arc welding process
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

National Competency Codes and Titles

National Element Code & Title:

MEM05016C Perform advanced welding using manual metal arc welding process


1. Prepare welding materials and equipment

2. Weld joints to code requirements using MMAW

3. Assess weld quality and rectify faults

Learning Outcomes

Overview of Assessment

Assessment may incorporate a variety of methods including written/oral activities and demonstration of practical skills to the relevant industry standards. Participants are advised that they are likely to be asked to personally demonstrate their assessment activities to their teacher/assessor. Feedback will be provided throughout the course.