Arc Welding

The course provides an in-depth description of the most widely used arc welding processes, an understanding of both material and weld metallurgy, the benefit of key testing regimes, and an appreciation of the causes and solutions for typical weld defects.


£100pp for Welsh businesses or employees living in Wales
£600pp for businesses or employees outside Wales

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£100 for Welsh businesses or employees living in Wales
£600pp for businesses outside of Wales

Register Now

Who should attend?

Suitable for people who wish to gain an introductory understanding of arc welding processes with a materials focus.
Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications or knowledge of welding, but will require some technical knowledge.

Course Benefits
  • Potential to improve productivity and quality standards.
  • Identification and resolution of common welding defects.
  • Select the appropriate arc welding process and welding regime for a variety of steel and aluminium alloys
Course programme
  • The basics of material and welding metallurgy
  • TIG welding
  • MIG/MAG welding
  • Submerged arc welding
  • Joint preparation and design
  • Benefits of preheat/post heat
  • Weldability of different steel types to include carbon, alloy and stainless steel products
  • Weldability of aluminium and titanium alloys
  • Multipass welding
  • Destructive testing
  • Mechanical testing
  • NDT
  • Weld defects
  • Welding specifications and standards

comment If you would like to discuss specific content, then we can arrange an informal discussion with the course tutor.

This is an online course so can be accessed anytime at your convenience. There is approx. 21-30 hours of course content to complete, depending on your knowledge of subject. There is a tutor who is assigned to the course who will answer any queries and hold tutorials if necessary, he is very approachable and where possible will find a convenient time that works for both of you
At the end of each section of the course there are a set of questions, they are to test your understanding and to contribute towards your final mark. At the end of the course you will be asked to submit a written assignment which will make up your final mark.
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