Course Details

  • If you are a skilled welder, this qualification will demonstrate your ability and commitment to an ethical code of conduct, increasing your employability and giving confidence to potential clients.

    This course will test your competence in a wide range of areas to meet the set regulations, including pproduce a series of MAG butt / fillet welds in the vertical up and overhead positions (BS4872), assess MAG welds for visible defects, resistant spot welds (BS1140) and assess resistance spot welds for visible defects.

    The course is delivered by our specialist tutor (with welding inspector status) at our Openshaw campus or we can deliver the training at your place of work

  • There are no formal entry requirements for this course however; you will must have a minimum of one year’s welding experience.

  • You will be assessed through a series of practical demonstrations.

    • Completed a continuous vertical up fillet weld to BS 4872-1
    • Completed a continuous vertical up butt weld to BS 4872-1
    • Completed a continuous overhead fillet weld to BS 4872-1
    • Completed a continuous overhead butt weld to BS 4872-1
    • Completed a series of resistance spot welds to BS 1140


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  • The cost of this short course is currently £299.99.
    Depending on your circumstances, there may be opportunities for a reduction in your course fees or funding options to help you pay. Our dedicated finance page explains all the different types of funding available, from bursaries and benefit support, to grants and loans.

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  • Do you have a question about this course, or would you like to know more about the qualification you’ll receive and how it will help your career?
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