What will I learn?

Anyone with a curiosity with what different types of welding processes are available, and what they can be used for. A very gentle introduction to welding with hands on practical demonstrations, and the opportunity to have a go yourself! Topics covered MIG, MMA (Arc) and TIG welding.

This course has no assessment criteria but it does cover the basic health & safety and personal protective equipment, whilst using welding plants and associated equipment, such as grinding and using the steel worker. How to set up and use the various welding equipment to produce basic welded beads. Learn the basic principles about pressurised gas cylinders including handling, storage and safety checks. You will get the opportunity to practice MMA, TIG and MIG/MAG welding during the course to better understand the different types of electric welding and what they can be used for.

What could I progress on to?

fter completion of this course you may consider an accredited City and Guild course (15 week evening course) in a chosen welding discipline or an NVQ (PEO) qualification (daytime course, duration one year) to further your understanding and improve your practical abilities in the sector.

After completion of this course you may consider an accredited City and Guild course (15 week evening course) in a chosen welding discipline or an NVQ (PEO) qualification (daytime course, duration one year) to further your understanding and improve your practical abilities in the sector.


Additional Course Details for 17/18

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  • Course code 16871
    Course name MIG Welding
    Campus
    Study mode Part-Time
    Days Thursday
    Times 17:30 to 20:30
    16-18 fee £0.00
    Entitlement Waiver £0.00
    Full Cost Fees £350.00
    Start date 09/01/18
    Duration 8 week (s)

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