Welding Skills Evening Class

Course Overview

The aim of this new evening course is to gain welding experience and lead to a single SQA unit of qualification in Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding skills or Metal Inert Gas / Metal Active Gas (MIG/MAG) welding skills.

Suitable for professional upskilling.

What You Study

  • Improve individual practical skill level using Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) or Metal Inert Gas / Metal Active Gas (MIG/MAG) welding and develop safe working practices.
  • Comply with SQA single unit requirements in carbon steel and stainless steel plate.
  • Identification of relevant materials and consumables in accordance with unit specification.
  • Enhance employability within engineering, fabrication and welding sectors.
  • Achieve SQA welding unit of qualification.

On completion of this course delegates will have covered:

  • Introduction to TIG or MIG/MAG welding
  • Safe use and handling of TIG or MIG/MAG welding equipment
  • Preparing TIG or MIG/MAG welding equipment
  • Demonstration of TIG or MIG/MAG welding
  • Carry out practical welding exercises
  • Achieve SQA single unit qualification on single V butt and T Fillet joint
  • Identification and rectification of defects

Qualification number F5FC12 Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Skills or

Qualification number F5F712 Metal Inert Gas / Metal Active Gas (MIG/MAG) Welding Skills

Duration and Attendance

14 Evenings

5.30pm – 8.30pm

Stenton Campus, Glenrothes

Entry Requirements

No prior knowledge is required by delegates.


£250 per person

Application Process

For more information and to book your place, call us on 0344 248 0128 or email sales@fife.ac.uk

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