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Level 2 Award in Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding

This One week intensive Level 2 Metal Inert Gas welding course is designed for people with good knowledge of MIG welding and who are looking to work in the industry

Level 2 Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding

This course is ideal for

  • ​​Skilled Welders Looking To Work In The Industry And Gain A Recognised Qualification

Course Information

This 5 day intensive Level 2 Manual Metal Arc Welding Course is designed for people who already have good knowledge of MMA welding and are looking to get up to a great standard of welding to work full time in the welding industry doing MMA welding.   This qualification is perfect for companies looking to complete CPD for employees or individuals looking to get a recognised qualification to make them more appealing to employers.

If you can not weld to a good standard already, we recommend you complete our Basic Welding Course (for complete beginners, we recommend at least 5 days). If you enroll on this Level 2 course without being at a good standard, you may have to do extra days’ training at your own cost, which will be discussed with your tutor.

Embark on a transformative journey with CBWA's Level 2 Award in MMA Welding Training. This comprehensive course is designed to equip you with the essential skills and knowledge needed to excel in the dynamic field of welding. Led by experienced instructors, our program goes beyond theoretical learning, providing hands-on experience that prepares you for real-world challenges. Explore the intricacies of Metal Arc Welding (MMA) as you delve into various welding techniques and safety protocols. Our course emphasises precision, craftsmanship, and adherence to industry standards, ensuring you emerge as a proficient and safety-conscious welder.

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Schedule & Duration:

  • 5 days Monday – Friday (9:00am – 4:30pm, breaks included)

You are also expected to complete some of your portfolio at home

Equipment & Facilities

We provide you with your own welding work area & equipment (materials & tools included except safety boots which you need)

You will have access to:

  • Kitchen facilities (fridge, microwave etc.)
  • Free tea & coffee
  • On-site vending machines
  • Parking

We are located in CV7 9NH, just off the M6 motorway and close to several food places and hotels nearby.



*To book any of our courses, all we require is a £100.00 deposit.

If you would like to read more about the course, feel free to browse the readily available information provided on the City & Guilds website, more specifically the following:

For any additional inquiries, feel free to either submit an inquiry through our system here , or to call us at 02476 363 663 or email us at [email protected] 

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Candidates will be required to complete the following assessments: 
  • Five practical assignments and one oral test for unit 201
Practical assessments will consist of a nick-break, macro-etch and a root-bend. Those will be checked by an internal examiner, and then sent to an external examiner. 


If successful, candidate can complete another award in a different welding process such as MIG or TIG and apply for a Level 2 certificate,  alternatively many students progress on and go down the route of getting coded by completing a welding coding qualification / welder approval test such as ISO9606-01, which we offer here at CBWA through our Coded Welding Course (click hereto learn more).

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What do we offer?

Here at CBWA, providing a memorable & highly personal experience to our students is what matters most. That is why the course has a maximum of 5 students at a time, so that each student gets enough guidance and tuition from our tutors, and thus passes the course with all of the required knowledge and understanding, as it allows you to ask questions on your mind and get plenty of one-to-one instruction.

As training providers, the most important thing for us is that, by the end of the course, we will have built your confidence to start doing your own work, and to be fully proud of your projects. That is why here at CBWA, we employ only the best: friendly & professionaltradespeople who have decades of trade experience. Therefore, our tutors have up to date industry knowledgeand lots of experience in training people.

Expert Instruction: Learn from seasoned professionals with extensive experience in the welding industry. Our instructors are dedicated to your success and will guide you through every aspect of MMA welding.
State-of-the-Art Facilities: CBWA takes pride in its modern facilities equipped with the latest welding technology. Experience hands-on learning in an environment that mirrors real-world welding scenarios.
Industry-recognised Qualifications: Upon successful completion of the Level 2 Award in MMA Welding, you'll be armed with qualifications that are widely acknowledged in the construction and welding sectors, opening doors to various career opportunities.
Networking Opportunities: Connect with fellow welding enthusiasts, industry experts, and potential employers through networking events and collaborative projects.

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To achieve the Level 2 Award in MMA (3268-02), learners must achieve a minimum of 7credits from the following unit: 

UNIT 201 – Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMA welding) – 7 credits 


1. Produce a butt weld in the PA flat position – multi-layer root & ca
2. Produce a multi-run tee fillet in the PB horizontal/vertical position – multi-layer root & cap
3. Produce a lap fillet weld in the PF vertical-up position 
4. Produce a tee fillet weld in the PF vertical-up position – multi-layer root & cap
5. Produce a butt weld in the PF vertical-up position 
6. Know the Process and Health & Safety requirements for Manual Metal Arc welding 

These can all be tailored to your specific requirements, and metal thickness can be adjusted between 5 – 10 mm

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Additional Information

Module Breakdown: The Level 2 Award in MMA Welding covers a range of modules, including fundamental welding techniques, material preparation, joint design, and advanced welding applications. Refer to our detailed course outline for a comprehensive overview of the topics covered.
Assessment and Certification: Understand the assessment criteria and expectations for successful course completion. Our transparent certification process ensures that you receive recognition for your newfound expertise in MMA welding.
Practical Training: Engage in hands-on practical sessions that simulate real-world welding scenarios. Develop your skills under the guidance of experienced instructors, building confidence in your ability to tackle diverse welding challenges.
Entry Requirements: Check the prerequisites for enrolling in the Level 2 MMA Welding Training. Whether you're a beginner or an experienced welder looking to enhance your skills, we welcome individuals with a passion for welding and a commitment to excellence.
Enrol in CBWA's Level 2 Award in MMA Welding Training today and take the next step towards a rewarding career in the welding and construction industry. Your journey to becoming a proficient MMA welder begins here at the Midlands Construction Academy.

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Level 2 Award in Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding