Introduction to Arc Welding (Manual Metal Arc Welding) (Micro-credential)


Subject area

Boiler-making and Welding


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Entry requirements

To be eligible for admission to this micro-credential, all applicants must:
- Be 16 years of age on the date of the commencement of this micro-credential, or provide a completed Early Release Exemption form.
- Have a minimum of three years of secondary education or equivalent.

English Language Requirements: A minimum of eight credits at NCEA Level 1 in English.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

This micro-credential is intended for learners who seek to learn how to apply the basic Arc Welding (Manual Metal Arc Welding) process to industry standards and practice. Successful participants may secure an apprenticeship or a job placement in general engineering firms.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 10 95 10
Phone: (09) 815 2945
Fax: (09) 815 2905

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