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.

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

    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

    The course starting 6th January is now full. An extra Saturday morning course has been added starting 4th January

  • Fees:


    Level of Study:



    • 20/04/2020 - 13/07/2020 (AWL2MIG/PG03)


    Sparsholt College, SO21 2NF


    18:30 - 21:30