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Evening Courses

Course Location:

Ballyfermot Training Centre

Course Duration:

10 Weeks

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Course Times:

6:30pm to 9:30pm, Monday and Wednesday

Course Certification:

MMA Fillet Weld (EN9606-1CS01)

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Manual Metal Arc Welding Advanced


The aim of this course is to provide the learners with skills, related knowledge and competencies to achieve certification in a 3G Welding position.

Topics covered:
Health & Safety in the work environment
Abrasive Wheel Training
Setting up and use of MMA Welding Plant
Oxy Fuel Gas Cutting/Edge preparation
Use of 10mm mild steel plate to produce a Vertical Multi Weld Bead (3G position).

This is a tutor lead, in-house course.

  • Education: Learners must have achieved a qualification in 3F Welding Position. Learners must provide evidence of coding (certificates expired within a 2 year period is acceptable).
  • Aptitude: Good hand eye co-ordination
  • Previous Experience: Learners must have MMA Welding experience and achieved certification in 3F MMA Welding.

To gain employment  where you would use Manual Metal Arc Welding equipment to weld mild steel plate in 1G, 2G and/or 3G position

Learners will have the opportunity to be assessed at 1G, 2G or 3G position.


    Bus: 18, 25, 26, 40, 66a, 67, 76a, and 79 bus routes
    Luas Red Line: 25 minute walk from Kylemore stop or 5 minute bus ride on Number 18.


    Ballyfermot Training Centre
    Chapelizod Hill Road
    Dublin 20
    Tel: 01 605 5900
    Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie

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