What will I learn?

Having completed our Introduction to Welding course at Sparsholt, you might want to consider our City & Guilds Level 2 MMA Welding course to take your skills further and gain a formal qualification.

Suitable for both hobbyists and those who undertake welding in their jobs, this course will cover

  • Producing a butt weld in the flat position and vertical positions
  • 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 horizontal/vertical position
  • Factors that influence weld quality and Health and Safety requirements relevant to welding

    Where will it lead me?

    This is an industry standard qualification, completion of which will allow learners to apply for welding jobs

    Entry Requirements

    Learners should either have completed the Introduction to Welding course at Sparsholt College or have some experience of MMA welding.

    Learners may also be invited to a test weld and interview

    Learners will need to bring fire retardant overalls and safety boots to the course.

    Please note that during the Covid 19 outbreak, learners will also need to provide a set of welding gauntlets . 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.sparsholt.ac.uk/the-college/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.

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