Introduction to Welding (September)
Type: Part Time
Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Level: Entry Level
Start Date: 02 September 2019
16 weeks 6.30pm – 8.30pm day to be confirmed.
Available at Levels 1 and 2
Who is it for
This course is ideal for maintenance personnel or enthusiasts hoping to gain employment in the field of welding. The course covers a wide variety of aspects of welding including ARC welding, MIG/MAGS welding, TIG welding, oxyacetylene welding and gas cutting. This is a general welding course leading to a College certificate.
Interview Skills Assessment
Telephone interview required
What will I need
Good general education, physical ability and practical dexterity
What is covered
Choice from 6 welding options (you will have the option to work towards a qualification):
• Manual Metal ARC Welding
• MIG/MAGS Welding
• TIG Welding (Stainless Steel)
• TIG Welding (Mild Steel)
• TIG Welding (Aluminium)
• Oxyacetylene Welding
• Gas cutting
How is the course assessed
If you choose to work towards a qualification, there will be continuous assessment plus practical welding tests. Five externally assessed, mandatory practical's for each certificate plus underpinning knowledge questions.
Where will the course take place
Park Crescent Room 602 Welding Workshop
What can this course lead to
This course is a good starting point for those wishing to progress to the ABC 165 Fabrication and Welding Programme. Level 2 achievement could lead to employment within the welding industry.
Are there any additional costs
You must supply and wear overalls and safety boots in the workshop. If candidates choose to complete C & G assessment additional cost is currently £100 per unit.