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Overview of course

The Level 1 course is designed to provide the student with a sound grounding in welding studies and is intended for those who need to obtain a basic skill in welding. The course is very hands on and takes place in our well equipped workshop.

The topics covered are Health and Safety in the workshop, tools and safety equipment and the safe and correct use of welding sets.

The programme includes five mandatory practical assessments and an oral test which covers the knowledge requirements for the programme of study. The oral test will be carried out by the assessor following the successful completion of the practical tests.

The Level 2 course is designed as a follow on from Level 1 or for those who have welding and fabrication skills, but no qualifications.

This course will be run at West Suffolk College, Bury St Edmunds on a Wednesday evening from 6pm - 9pm.

**The cost per person for the 11 week programme will be £450. If delegates choose not to undertake the City and Guilds Certificate the cost will be £375. In this case they will be presented with a West Suffolk College Certificate of attendance.

To apply for a place on this course phone 01284 716246 or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Entry requirements

No specific prior qualifications, learning or experience are required for candidates undertaking the Level 1.

Previous experience in fabrication and welding is required for the Level 2.

All applicants will be subject to Interview

Qualifications

Level 1 Award in Introductory Welding Skills City and Guilds 3268

Further course detail

The modules available are as follows:

  • Level 1 Award in Manual Metal Arc Welding
  • Level 1 Award in Metal Inert Gas (MIG), Welding
  • Level 1 Award in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding

Only one is attainable within the 11 weeks of the course.

Days & times

Starting 09/01/2019
Wednesday 18:00 - 21:00

Course price

£450.00

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