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.
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 £550. If delegates choose not to undertake the City and Guilds Certificate the cost will be £450. In this case they will be presented with a West Suffolk College Certificate of attendance.
No specific prior qualifications, learning or experience are required for candidates undertaking the Level 1.
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.
Will I have to provide anything?
Delegates will need to provide their own Personal Protective Equipment as follows to be worn at every session:
- Steel Toe capped safety boots
- Fire Retardant Welding Gloves
Welding masks will be provided and will be cleaned prior to and following training in line with West Suffolk College COVID-19 Risk Assessments for Welding Bays.
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Days & times
Wednesday 18:00 - 21:00