Welding Arc (Stick) and MIG

About the Course

This 5 evening practical course is for those wishing to learn and/or develop the skills and underpinning knowledge required for Arc and MIG welding.

Whether starting from scratch or developing existing skills this is an excellent course to discover the potential or MIG and stick arc welding from do it yourself to basic non coded professionals.

A series of informal tasks will be set to provide recognition of achievement. Topics covered will include:

  • The methods and techniques used to achieve high standards
  • Functions of controls and settings
  • AC/DC welding plants and their applications
  • Electrode types and selection
  • Filler wire types and applications
  • Types and availability of shielding gasses
  • Weld fault investigation and rectification
  • Health and safety
A Writtle University College Certificate of Attendance will be issued on completion of the course.

Entry Requirements

We are governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations therefore participants will not be allowed to start the course without wearing non-nylon flame retardant coveralls and safety boots with steel toe caps.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Please bring your own refreshments.

Instructor / Student Ratio 1:8

Course Dates

Course dates are not currently available. Please email us to register your interest and we will contact you when dates have been arranged.