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CITY AND GUILDS INTRODUCTORY WELDING IN MAG/MIG, MMA OR TIG

£699.99 ex Vat

The course involves intensive practical training for one welding discipline . The training takes place over five days with course start dates every Monday of each week. City and Guilds certification is available if you focus on one discipline.

Who should attend?

The Beginners Welding is an introductory course that will teach you the foundation skills needed to start welding training. If you have little or no experience and would like to start at the beginning, equally, it is an excellent programme to develop the skills to support a hobby or side project that you may have. This course is for beginners only and so if you have experience in this process an intermediate or advanced programme may be more appropriate. If you are unsure, you can book a welding skills analysis or ring 0800 246 1483 for advice.

Who Should Attend?

The introductory course will teach you the foundation skills needed to start employment in the welding and fabrication sector. Equally, it is an excellent programme to develop the skills to support a hobby or side project that you may have.

This course is for beginners only and so if you have experience in this process an intermediate or advanced programme may be more appropriate. If you are unsure, you can book a welding skills analysis or ring 0800 246 1483 for advice.

Aim of the course

The course is designed to enable candidates to demonstrate welding skills typically found in industry and associated underpinning knowledge to a level that will enable them to complete welded joints in simple welding positions and prepare them for undertaking qualifications at NVQ level 1 and this award at level 2.

Which level is right for me?

You are new to welding and fabrication industries and want to gain knowledge and experience in either welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting or brazing & soldering work.

What Careers Can This Lead To?

The Awards and Certificates within this suite of qualifications could help you develop a career in the Advanced Manufacturing and Engineering sector. They could lead to several job roles, including:
• Fitter Welder
• Pipe Fitter
• Maintenance Welding Operative
• Sheet Metal Worker
• Plater Fabricator
• Welder

Practical Skills Learning Outcomes?

Learning Outcome One – produce beads on plate in the PA flat position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG
Learning Outcome Two – produce a lap fillet weld in the PB horizontal/vertical position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG
Learning Outcome Three – produce a tee fillet weld in the PA flat position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG
Learning Outcome Four – produce a tee fillet weld in the PB horizontal/vertical position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG
Learning Outcome Five – produce a corner weld in the PA flat position using MIG/MAG, MMA or TIG

Knowledge Learning Outcomes?

Learning Outcome Six – know the process and health & safety requirements for metal inert gas (MIG, MMA or TIG) welding

How is it taught?

The programme is predominantly a practical course delivered in our workshop. It includes all the underpinning knowledge of welding as a profession, as well as the Health & Safety requirements.

Alongside the practical workshop sessions, there is an expectation that you do a small amount of reading and internet research to answer the assessment questions at the end of the course.

You will need to bring PPE, i.e. steel toe cap boots, flame-retardant overalls, hood and welding gloves. These can be purchased or hired from our shared facilities.

How am I assessed?

You will produce five practical joints that pass visual inspection and take part in a short oral discussion with your tutor.

Entry requirements

There are no formal entry requirements for this level of study. The course is for total beginners.

Further qualifications

You can progress to another welding process MMA, TIG or MIG or you can proceed to the intermediate or advanced welding course.

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