Malta cohort starting on 18.11.2023.
Lectures will be every Saturday from Midday till 16:00.
Last few places left. Applications received after class limit will be forwarded for the cohort commencing 06.04.2024.
This course is designed for students determined to obtain a qualification to enter the industry with enough skills to produce simple welded joints in non-complex positions. This course is also aimed for those who want a qualification for their own personal requirements.
This course provides progression across a range of welding processes and also progression to higher levels.
This is a 40 hr guided learning course. Students need to invest further hours in the course, which will include private study and home assignments.
Lessons are held as indicated on the prospectus and website.
In this course students will learn to produce single-run welds in specified positions without any specific requirements to intermitted restart of weld.
Unit 1 :– MMA Simple Welded Joints Practice (30 hours)
This unit is based on a series of practical exercises to produce good welded products in terms of performance of appearance.
Learning Outcome 1; Carry out essential preparation prior to the welding process
Learning Outcome 2; Weld steel plates using single-run Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding
Unit 2 :- MMA Technology and Safety (10 hours)
This unit covers the Manual Metal Arc Welding process, the importance of following technical procedures and the health and safety issues when working individually and in teams with MMA welding equipment.
Learning Outcome 1; Identify hazards when working with Manual Metal Arc Welding equipment
Learning Outcome 2; Identify hazards when working in teams at the place of work
Learning Outcome 3; Identify Manual Metal Arc Welding equipment and accessories
The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:
Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.
MCAST Certificate of Attendance
MCAST Certificate of Achievement
If the student intends to obtain a Certificate of Achievement, she/he is required to sit for an assessment/s. Assessment/s may take various forms such as a home assignment, class assignment, practical test and time constrained test. However, the assessment/s is not compulsory and an applicant may choose not to sit for it.
During the lessons, students should have their own safety gear to industry standards. (Gear to include safety shoes, cotton boiler suit, safety glasses and gloves)