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MIG /TIG /MMA Certificate in Introductory Welding Skills

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  • Is this course for you?

    Are you thinking about welding as a career but would like some experience of the job role first? Do you want to start a career in welding engineering? Or do you work in another aspect of welding engineering and require some practical training?

    The content and structure of the qualification has been developed to provide a broad based introduction to the practices and processes within welding. It also supports the development of personal skills and attributes that learners need in order to develop confidence in their ability to work, learn and achieve their full potential.

  • Required qualifications

    Learners must be at least 16 years old.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification

  • What skills will I develop?

    This qualification comprises four core mandatory units, which provides learners with the knowledge and introductory skills of the four main welding processes. These include:

    • Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

    • Metal Inert Gas Welding

    • Manual Metal Arc Welding

    • Oxy-Acetylene Welding

  • Careers

    Once you have completed this course you could join our full time provision or gain an apprenticeship or go straight into employment, the STEP UP programme helps you to make the right choice for your future.

  • English and maths

    Whilst at South Staffordshire college, you will be given the opportunity to improve your maths and English skills by continuing to study at GCSE or Functional Skill level. We have a great team working alongside your main course tutors with the skills and knowledge to improve your maths and English skills.

  • Other important information

    You are required to purchase safety boots, work gear and details of these will be discussed at interview. All other equipment such as power tools and safety aids, PPE, are supplied by the college as required

  • Is this course for you?

    Are you thinking about welding as a career but would like some experience of the job role first? Do you want to start a career in welding engineering? Or do you work in another aspect of welding engineering and require some practical training?

    The content and structure of the qualification has been developed to provide a broad based introduction to the practices and processes within welding. It also supports the development of personal skills and attributes that learners need in order to develop confidence in their ability to work, learn and achieve their full potential.

  • Required qualifications

    Learners must be at least 16 years old.

    There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification

  • What skills will I develop?

    This qualification comprises four core mandatory units, which provides learners with the knowledge and introductory skills of the four main welding processes. These include:

    • Tungsten Inert Gas Welding

    • Metal Inert Gas Welding

    • Manual Metal Arc Welding

    • Oxy-Acetylene Welding

  • Careers

    Once you have completed this course you could join our full time provision or gain an apprenticeship or go straight into employment, the STEP UP programme helps you to make the right choice for your future.

  • English and maths

    Whilst at South Staffordshire college, you will be given the opportunity to improve your maths and English skills by continuing to study at GCSE or Functional Skill level. We have a great team working alongside your main course tutors with the skills and knowledge to improve your maths and English skills.

  • Other important information

    You are required to purchase safety boots, work gear and details of these will be discussed at interview. All other equipment such as power tools and safety aids, PPE, are supplied by the college as required

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