Course overview

Welding City of Bristol College

This 10-week evening course covers five different MIG weld types which are used in welding and fabrication and manufacturing industries.

Additional information

Who is it for?

This course is for anyone already working in welding and fabrication industries or completed a Level 1 MIG Welding course and are looking to develop your skills further, to increase your responsibilities and knowledge.

What you'll learn

During this part-time course, you will learn different types of welding and how to produce welds in either flat/horizontal or vertical or overhead positions. You will work with specified materials, thickness and tolerances and learn to produce flat-plate or folded components and cylindrical or jointed fabrications. You will also learn to produce profile plates or an angle bracket and a manifold bracket or flanged pipe.

Entry requirements

To join this course, you will need to have completed the Level 1 Welding qualification or equivalent.

How is the course delivered and assessed?

This course is assessed through a number of practical assignments and oral knowledge tests. You will be assessed through destructive testing and marco acid inspection.

Future career and study opportunities

After successfully completing this course, you can develop your welding and fabrication career further and take on jobs which require more specialist skills. After successful completion of this qualification, you can progress on to a Level 2 Diploma in Fabrication and Welding Engineering or a Level 3 Award in Advanced Welding.

Additional costs

You will need to have safety boots and overalls for this course. If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

Fees and applications

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Welding Parkway Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LPE0028C01-1
Dates
17/09/2020 - 10/12/2020
Duration
12 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
2.00
Start Time
18:30
Location
Parkway Centre
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Welding Parkway Centre
Bristol
Course Code
LPE0028C01-2
Dates
22/04/2021 - 15/07/2021
Duration
12 weeks
Days
Thurs
Hours per week
2.00
Start Time
18:30
Location
Parkway Centre
Fee
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
Course Code Dates Duration Days Hours per week Start Time Location Fee
LPE0028C01-1 17/09/2020 - 10/12/2020 12 weeks Thurs 2.00 18:30 Parkway Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.
LPE0028C01-2 22/04/2021 - 15/07/2021 12 weeks Thurs 2.00 18:30 Parkway Centre
This course is still in its planning phase; course details - including fee information - are subject to change. In June, course details will be finalised and enrolment will open.