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Engineering

Welding Processes

Campus Midlothian Campus

Qualification SCQF Level 6

Study mode Evening

Duration 12 weeks

Start date Sep 2024

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Course overview

Welding Processes is a 12-week evening course that introduces you to the following welding processes,

  • Manual Metal Arc Welding (MMA)
  • Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG)
  • Oxy-Acetylene
  • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG)

This is a practical evening class. You will need to bring fire-retardant overalls and safety footwear.

What you will learn

  • An understanding of safe working practices and safe usage of welding processes
  • MIG, TIG, MMA and Oxy-Acetylene gas welding.

How the course is assessed

  • Continually assessed throughout the course.

Number of days per week

  • 3 hours per week.

Entry requirements

  • No formal entry requirements are necessary.

English Proficiency Requirements

IELTS 5.5

Career options

  • This evening class will supplement any work-based activity giving you additional skills in the welding and fabrication industry.
  • This will give you a good understanding of weldable materials used in the engineering industry.

Study Options

Campus Study mode Start date Duration
Midlothian Campus Evening 03/09/24 12 Weeks

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