Introduction to Practical Welding Skills

Course Overview

The introduction to practical welding skills would suit the novice or beginner who is interested in gaining skills required to complete basic welding tasks. This course would suit those interested in DIY or the hobbyist. The course may also benefit those interested in Arts and Crafts, who wish to learn how to join materials or components shaped from metal.

What You Study

  • Welding Health and Safety
  • Equipment preparation and set up
  • Basic welding techniques
  • Equipment shut down

Duration and Attendance


Entry Requirements

A very basic awareness of welding would be advantageous but not essential

Further Study

Progression onto a single SQA unit of learning in welding skills.

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