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This 4-week welding course gives you the experience and qualifications needed for this industry. With opportunities to progress into higher levels of welding, this course will set you on the path of professional welding, giving you an advantage when applying for jobs and government funding to pay for your training.
5 with 2 weeks wrap around
Week 1: Level 1 Personal Development for Employability
Level 1 Award in Introductory Metal Inert Gas Welding Skills
Level 1 NVQ Diploma in Performing Manufacturing Operations
To join a course, the candidate will need to be over 19 years’ old, unemployed and in receipt of benefit (JSA, ESA, Income Support or Universal Credit)
Door Supervisor Examination
The course is assessed by 4 multiple choice exams and a practical exam. These will be held on the last day and will test the learner’s knowledge of the content taught during the course.
With experience you could:
– Become a supervisor or metal fabrication workshop manager.
– Work in welding inspection, non destructive testing or quality control.
– Do commercial diver training and specialise in underwater welding, for example in oil, gas and marine engineering.
– Become a further education teacher and teach welding.