What will I learn?

This welding course is ideal if you are already working in welding and are looking to develop your skills further to increase responsibilities and knowledge. The course is accredited which means that if you complete all five assignments plus one oral knowledge test, you will be awarded a City and Guilds Level 2 certificate.

The course will cover the following aspects of MIG welding:

  • Health and Safety requirements relevant to welding
  • Producing a butt weld in the PA flat position and vertical position
  • Producing a lap fillet in the vertical position
  • Producing a tee fillet weld in the vertical position
  • Producing a tube-to-plate tee fillet weld in the PB horizontal and vertical position
  • Factors that influence weld quality

    Delegates will need to bring overalls (not nylon) and wear safety boots.

    The Monday evening course runs from 6.30-9.30pm. The Saturday morning course is from 9.30am-12.30pm

    Where will it lead me?

    Upon successful completion of this course, learners may be interested in joining our Level 3 Award in Advanced Welding Skills (Pipe and Plate) course

    Entry Requirements

    Delegates should have 20 hours of previous welding experience before joining this course. This may have been acquired in the workplace, or by attending one of our introductory courses either at Sparsholt or Andover College.

    Delegates may be invited in to undertake a test weld before they can join this course

    Please note that during the Covid 19 outbreak, learners need to bring their own set of welding gauntlets to the course. These are available at https://www.amazon.co.uk/Welding-Leather-Gaunlets-Resistant-Welders/dp/B00E62CMAE/ref=sr_1_5?dchild=1&keywords=welding+gloves&qid=1593510261&sr=8-5

    Fee Details

    Free if unemployed. Low wage may apply. If aged 19-23 must have full L2 or above qual to be eligible

    Course Status

    This Course in now FULL

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    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


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