We are pleased to announce that for a limited time we are now able to offer our online courses FREE of charge.

Due to COVID-19 restrictions we are unable to teach face-to-face at the moment, however, we do have a number of courses available online with more in development. Please register your interest online or sign up to our mailing list to stay updated with which courses are available to study from home

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.

Technical Course

£300 per person

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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
2 hour written assessment
Day 1: Monday 12th November
Day 2: Tuesday 13th November
Day 3: Wednesday 14th November
Date of assessment to be confirmed with attendee.

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