NSCG | Introduction to Welding Skills
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Course overview

This course is perfect if you wish to start your career in the welding industry and gain a welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting or brazing and soldering qualification for your personal development. The course will give you the opportunity to learn, develop and practise the skills required for employment and/or career progression in the engineering sector.
You will learn about a range of welding processes, metal fabrication, thermal cutting and brazing and soldering. You will be able to learn about welding disciplines in MIG, ARC or TIG. The course is ideal if you are new to either welding, metal fabrication, thermal cutting and/or brazing and soldering or if youre looking to develop your career by increasing your skills that open up the possibilities to work across a number of industries.
Learn how to work safely within a welding environment Produce five welding assessments including three straight runs, lap joint, T fillet in flat position, T fillet in the horizontal/vertical positon and corner joint Undertake knowledge questions consisting of 15 set oral questions for each qualification based on scheme handbook knowledge requirements Undertake welding health and safety Learn about the welding process

What are the entry requirements?

There are no formal qualifications for this course however a keen interest in welding would be beneficial.

What financial support is on offer?

Newcastle and Stafford Colleges Group is pleased to be able to offer financial support to help students meet the costs of attending College. If you are on state benefits or are on a low income you may be entitled to fee remission towards your course.
*This is at the Colleges discretion.

What can I do next?

You can progress onto the City & Guilds in Welding Skills Level 2

How do I find out more?

Contact Jimmy Brown on 01785 275505

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