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.

    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 1

    Free if unemployed or low wage* (if aged 19-23 must have Full L2 or above to be eligible)

    Low Wage

    *Please contact the College for further information on low wage eligibility or see Fee Remission section on our PT enrolment form.

    Fee Details 2

    Due to funding restrictions, anyone who doesn’t live in England, isn’t a UK resident^ or who lives in the local authority areas^ of:

    Cambridge and Peterborough
    Greater London Authority
    Greater Manchester
    Liverpool City Region
    North of Tyne Combined Authority
    Sheffield City Region**
    Tees Valley
    West of England
    West Midlands
    West Yorkshire**

    **from 1/8/21

    Will be unable to apply for fee remission and may be subject to higher course fees than those published.

    ^go to this page on our website to check if your postcode is in a devolved funding area or to check eligibility if you are a non-UK resident: https://www.andover.ac.uk/fees-and-funding/

    If you don’t live in England or are not a UK resident or live in any of the above local authority areas and wish to enrol on the course, please contact us for information on tuition fees.

  • Fees:

    £0

    Level of Study:

    Part-Time

    Interview:

    No

    Location:

    Andover College, SP10 1EJ

    Duration:

    13:30 - 16:30