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Introduction to Welding

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  • Is this course for you?

    With a rapid growth in the engineering industry, it means there is always great demand for skilled engineers. Working in specific fields of work such as marine, aeronautical, advanced manufacturing and wind turbine makes up an exciting and varied industry.

    This introduction course to welding designed for students who are beginners or who need to weld for hobby purposes. Students will progress at their own pace to develop a range of welding skills.

  • Required qualifications

    No qualifications needed. Enthusiasm and commitment required.

  • What skills will I develop?

    You will learn about the different welding procedures, which includes Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, and the health and safety aspect of welding.

  • Careers

    You can progress to a qualification in Welding.

  • English and maths

    English and Maths will be embedded in the course structure.

  • Other important information
    • You will need your own steel toe-capped boots, overalls and earplugs/defenders.
    • Welding mask can be borrowed.
    • You have to be an adult aged 19+ to join this course.
  • Is this course for you?

    With a rapid growth in the engineering industry, it means there is always great demand for skilled engineers. Working in specific fields of work such as marine, aeronautical, advanced manufacturing and wind turbine makes up an exciting and varied industry.

    This introduction course to welding designed for students who are beginners or who need to weld for hobby purposes. Students will progress at their own pace to develop a range of welding skills.

  • Required qualifications

    No qualifications needed. Enthusiasm and commitment required.

  • What skills will I develop?

    You will learn about the different welding procedures, which includes Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding, Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding and Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding, and the health and safety aspect of welding.

  • Careers

    You can progress to a qualification in Welding.

  • English and maths

    English and Maths will be embedded in the course structure.

  • Other important information

    • You will need your own steel toe-capped boots, overalls and earplugs/defenders.
    • Welding mask can be borrowed.
    • You have to be an adult aged 19+ to join this course.

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