Course overview

Welding Level 2 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 this course 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.

Course 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.

Material costs are included in the course fee.

If you are on a limited income, you may be eligible to receive help with these costs from our Learner Support Funding Bursary.

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