Welding Arc (Stick) and MIG

About the Course

This 5 evening course is aimed to allow those already in employment who wish to further their education/abilities within the welding field. The course provides basic foundation knowledge and practical experience relating to these 2 processes and has been designed for those wishing to develop or advance their potential. A series of informal, but measurable tasks will be set during the course 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

Candidates are required to bring their own PPE. We are governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations therefore you 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.

Tea and coffee making facilities are available, please bring any other 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.