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Mode of study Part-time
Duration 15 Weeks
Campus London Road Campus
Start date 25 February 2021
Tuition Fee £490
Course code PLR1EAW001 (2021B)
Runs on Thursday
  • Entry Requirements

    To be able to show a keen interest and commitment to one or all of the welding processes.

  • What does the course involve?

    Basic introductory practical welding programmes in the chosen method of either MIG, TIG and MMA to suit the individual interests of the person undertaking the course. For persons wanting to join the programme, the evening only, one night per week course offers the City & Guilds 3268 Introductory Welding Skills. This is a programme with a certificate at the end of each unit. Part time day programmes are structured in a similar way to the evening only programme and may be available on request.

    During the course you will study the following modules:

    • Setting up and closing down procedures of welding equipment
    • Basic MMA welding techniques and joints
    • Health and safety in a welding workshop


    By studying this course you will gain:

    • Knowledge of basic welding
    • Processes
    • Skills in welding basic joints
    • Skills in joining a range of materials
    • A basic understanding of fault analysis of a weld or joint
  • How is the course assessed?

    Assessment of practical work will be marked internally and verified externally by City and Guilds.

  • Additional Notes

    Suitable full length welding overalls and safety boots are needed.

  • What do I do next?

    If you meet the entry requirements for this course, please use the Register my Interest or Apply Now buttons or contact Course Advice on 01743 342333 to organise enrolment. If you are still undecided about the course most suitable for you, please drop in to one of our Advice Events, ring Course Advice on 01743 342 333, use our Live Chat facility or email:

    Fees stated are for enrolment for the current academic year only. Courses which run for 2 or 3 years will be subject to further fees and possible price increases each year.

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Career Options

  • Welding trades

    Up to £33,000

  • Skilled metal, electrical and electronic trades supervisors

    Up to £44,000


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