Basic MMA Welding Course

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The Basic MMA (Manual Metal Arc) Welding Course is designed to enable individuals to complete the welding of joints in simple position; welding skills that are typically found in the industry.

The course introduces Manual Metal Arc welding techniques to delegates as well as how to set-up equipment for the process. The course is useful for engineering professionals who need to know how to use MMA welding for their job, or wish to expand into this area.

Designed and delivered by NLT Training Services, the course lasts three to five days, depending on the skill level of delegates and their current knowledge in the area of MMA welding.

Course content is based on the practical aspects of welding, but covers all relevant aspects of health and safety. The basic knowledge and skill gained will allow course members to use the equipment and produce welds in the flat position.

Who Should Attend:

This course should be regarded as a foundation for individuals who are expected to carry out basic welding activities.Delegates will have an extremely basic understanding of welding techniques or no understanding at all as  the course is designed to introduce them to it.


As this is a non-accredited course, there is no assessment.


No formal certification will be awarded as this is a non-accredited course. It can, however, be used to support what is learnt in a selection of NVQ programmes.


During the Basic MMA Welding Course course, delegates will learn the following:

  • Principals of MMA Welding
  • Components of MMA Welding
  • Controls for the MMA Welding Process
  • Features and benefits of the MMA process
  • Selection of appropriate equipment

By the end of the course, delegates will have developed the following skills:

  • Basic understanding of MMA procedures
  • The understanding of the welding process and the application
  • The skills to prepare equipment safely
  • Knowledge to prepare materials and consumables
  • Understanding of safety procedures.



The course is delivered at NLT’s Chesterfield site and it is also available to be delivered within your workplace. Please speak to a member of our Business Development Team to discuss your requirements.

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