Stage 2 – Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
This short course covers the preparation, positioning, fixing, and manual welding techniques associated with general trade level welding using gas metal arc welding (GMAW) equipment. It includes the selection and set up of the equipment appropriate to both the material and the weld to be performed, carrying out the GMMAW to prescribed standards, and ensuring finished welds are defect free, in a range of welded fabrications.
Participants who successfully complete this course will also receive a Statement of Attainment for the associated units of competence from the MEM05 Metal and Engineering Training Package Training Package.
The course will cover:
  • material preparation
  • positioning and fixing
  • general MMAW techniques
  • MMAW equipment
  • weld fault finding and fixes
Knowledge and skills are assessed throughout the course through a number of assessment methods, including:
  • written and verbal knowledge tests
  • practical skill assessments
  • workplace evidence