The intermediate course is designed for those wishing to build on introductory skills. If you have worked or currently work in the industry and are looking to refresh your skills, progress or change employer, this qualification will give you the evidence you need to show you are capable of increasing your job prospects.
You can choose one of the following units:
- Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding
- Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding
- Metal Inert Gas/Metal Active Gas (MIG/MAG) Welding
- Fluxed Core Arc
All processes are delivered on 3mm and 6mm low carbon steel, stainless steel or aluminium.
How is it taught?
This 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, you will be expected to do a small amount of reading and internet research to answer the assessment questions at the end of the course.
You will be required to complete a single Vee Butt Joint in the flat position, Lap Fillet Joint in the vertical up position, Tee Fillet Joint in the vertical up position, Single Vee Butt Joint in the vertical up position, Tube to Plate in the horizontal/vertical position and answer a number of Health & Safety questions.
You will need to bring PPE i.e. steel toe cap boots and flame-retardant overalls. These can be borrowed from our shared facilities or purchased directly from our stockroom.
You can progress to another welding process at Level 3 (MMA, TIG or MIG).