Introduction to Welding and Fabrication

There are 3 different start dates for this course.

Introduction to Welding and Fabrication

  • Course Code: PLR0EWL001 (171C)
  • Prospectus Title: Introduction to Welding and Fabrication
  • Mode of Study: PART-TIME
  • Duration: 5 Weeks (3. hours per week)
  • Start Date: 16 May, 2018
  • Course Tuition Fee: £ 200
  • Materials Fee: £20
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Who is it for?

For anyone who shows a keen interest in any form of welding and fabrication and wishes to either further develop their engineering skills to support an existing job role or as a hobby. This qualification will prepare you for a job in industry or you could progress to a more advanced programme such as the City and Guilds 3268 Level 1 in Welding.

What does the course involve?

For basic skills development in practical welding and fabrication programmes, you will be given a base level knowledge of MIG, TIG and MMA welding processes and general metal fabrication techniques: Setting up and closing down procedures of welding equipment; Basic MIG, TIG and MMA welding techniques and joints; Basic metal forming techniques and equipment applications; Health and safety in a welding workshop.

How is the course assessed?

This is a college certificated course and will be assessed through observation of practical tasks.

Additional costs

Tuition and materials fees are payable on enrolment. Suitable full length welding overalls and safety boots are also needed. Please refer to the part time prospectus or the website for current fee information.

What do I do next?

Some of our courses may have entry qualifications and you may need to have an informal chat with the tutor to check it is appropriate for you - this will be clear in the Other Details area. You are able to enrol at the College in person or by phone on 01743 342333 between 9.00am-5.00pm Monday - Thursday and 9.00am-4.30pm on Friday. You can also enrol and chat to staff at our advice / enrolment events which happen throughout the year or use our Live Chat.

You will be required to pay your course fees at the time of enrolment, so please ensure that you bring an appropriate payment method with you, (as well as appropriate evidence if you are eligible to have any fees waived).

Other details

No entry requirements. No concessions.

If you are aged 19 or over you may have to pay some tuition fees.

This can be clarified by ringing Course Advice on 01743 342333.

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