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Super Saturday Adult Course - Introduction to Welding

Subject Area
Engineering
Start Date
November 2022
Study Mode
Part-time
Duration
3 hours

You will be shown the processes and techniques in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding. You will learn how to prepare, weld, and inspect your welds. This course is aimed at people who have an interested in engineering; maybe for a hobby, interest, home project or even beginning a change in career.

You will just need to bring your own steel toe capped boots and overalls. We will provide all other safety equipment, tools and materials etc.

Overview

You will be shown the processes and techniques in Metal Inert Gas (MIG) welding. You will learn how to prepare, weld, and inspect your welds. This session is a practical taster, giving you a flavour of welding processes. The tutor will demonstrate techniques and processes, correct and accurate use of tools and equipment and will support you through practice activities to develop your skills and knowledge.

Who is this course aimed at?

This course is aimed at people who have an interested in engineering; maybe for a hobby, interest, home project or even beginning a change in career.

Facilities

This session will take place in a well equipped fabrication and welding workshop, with all the necessary equipment provided. In addition to specialist engineering workshops, our students have access to a fantastic range of College-wide facilities such as the Learning & Research Centre, study hubs, computer areas with accompanying multi-function printers and helpdesk advice.

Cost

£15

You will just need to bring your own steel toe capped boots and overalls. We will provide all other safety equipment, tools and materials etc.

Date & time

Event: Saturday 26th November 2022, 9.30am-3.30pm.

Course: 1.00pm-4.00pm

Reasons to choose this course

Are you good with your hands? Do you like creating, designing, and/or repairing things? Welding is a great skill for those who desire to make and fix thing out of metal, and this taster session will allow you to improve your skills, teaching you the necessary processes and techniques.

Skills you will develop

The course is practical and based in our engineering workshops. The tutor will demonstrate techniques and processes, correct and accurate use of tools and equipment and will support you through practice activities to develop your skills and knowledge in welding processes.

Course progression

We have a range of adult learning courses which students may be interested in. Visit the Engineering curriculum page to find out more.

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