What will I learn?

The City & Guilds Level 2 TIG award is available as two parts A.C. TIG for welding aluminium or D.C. TIG for welding low carbon steels and stainless steels. Each course is a standalone Award qualification.

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

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

    Where will it lead me?

    Having completed this course, learners will be able to progress onto our L3 Award in Advanced Welding Skills (TIG). The Level 3 is an industry standard qualification and upon completion learners will be able to apply for welding jobs.

    Entry Requirements

    Learners should either have completed our Introduction to Welding or Introduction to TIG Welding course at Andover or Sparsholt College or have experience of TIG Welding.

    Learners may be asked to attend a test weld and interview to check their suitability for the course.

    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
    North East Combined Authority
    South Yorkshire
    Tees Valley
    West Midlands
    West Yorkshire
    West of England

    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.

    Fee Code


    Fee Remission

    Free if aged 19+ and unemployed or have a gross salary income (excl benefits) below £25,000*

    *includes those who are employed, self-employed, unemployed, not employed. Please contact the College for further information on gross salary income (excl benefits) below £25,000 funding eligibility.

    For further information on fee remission details linked to the above Fee Code – refer to our PT Application form on our website.

    All fee remission is subject to availability of Government funding at the start date of a course and eligibility criteria.

    Please Note

    All fees quoted are correct at the time of print and may be subject to change. Due to funding restrictions this course is not available to existing full time Sparsholt College/Andover College students aged 16, 17 or 18 (or 19-24 with an EHCP) on the 31/8 in the year they started/start their course.

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    • 07/09/2024 - 07/12/2024 (AWL2TIG/PG01A)




    Andover College, SP10 1EJ


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