Introduction to Welding (January)
Type: Part Time
Subject: Engineering and Motor Vehicle
Level: Entry Level
Start Date: 06 January 2020
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:
• Manual Metal ARC Welding
• MIG/MAGS Welding
• TIG Welding (Stainless Steel)
• TIG Welding (Mild Steel)
• TIG Welding (Aluminium)
• Oxyacetylene Welding
How is the course assessed
Five externally assessed, mandatory practical's for each certificate plus underpinning knowledge questions.
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.
The course will take place at Park Crescent, Room 602, Welding Workshop