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Welding & Fabrication

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Courses are capped to ensure each candidate receives the best tuition, attention and instruction from our expert instructors.

£1,200 + VAT (per person)

Location - Stockport

MIG, TIG, MMA Welding Programmes

Objective:
To provide delegates with the necessary skills, knowledge and safe working practices to enable them to produce complex welded joints with different materials and in a variety of positions.

Pre-course requirements:
Delegates must be familiar with workshop health and safety and fully understand the dangers of operating in a fabrication / welding working department.

Course duration: This 5 day course is based on beginner or refresher information. Bespoke courses and intermediate courses are available on request for more experienced delegates

Outcomes:
Successful completion of the course will result in the issue of a Elevated Knowledge certification.

Programme Overview

Introduction

Health & Safety within a Welding/Fabrication workshop
The necessary theoretical knowledge to undertake the practical skills outlined within the programme

Personal Safety

  • Use of protective clothing appropriate to the process to be undertaken i.e. goggles, gloves, aprons etc.
  • Isolation procedures for gas and electrical systems
  • Remedial action in the event of burns
  • Routine inspection of gas pipes and fittings
  • Action in the event electrical cables and equipment

Equipment

  • Safe setting up and economic operation of welding equipment to include:
  • Connection of power sources to mains socket
  • Connection of secondary cables
  • Connection of gas equipment
  • Care and selection of welding wire or welding rods
  • Checking the system for safe use
  • Demonstration and explanation of the effects of:
  • Different arc lengths
  • Variation of speeds of travel
  • Different levels of current (amp) settings
  • Effects of filler wire speed settings or welding rods

Preparation

  • Preparation of the material to be welded
  • Choice of an appropriate technique
  • Methods of minimising distortion and welding difficulties
  • Selection of the appropriate range (where application) and setting of the correct amperage

Practical

Demonstration and individual practice of welded joints using various materials and thickness:

  • Tee joint– Horizontal/Vertical
  • Corner joint – Horizontal/Vertical
  • Tee joint – Vertical
  • Single vee butt – Vertical
  • Tee joint –overhead
  • Lap joint – overhead

Inspection and Assessment

  • To visually examine the weld for:
  • Penetration
  • Porosity
  • Undercutting
  • Imperfections

ALL COURSE NOTES/WORK FOLDER AND
REFERENCE MATERIAL ARE PROVIDED ON OUR PROGRAMMES.
Please also be aware there will be home study, tests (both practical and theoretical) for all our programmes.

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