Welding MIG / MAG

About the Course

This 2 day practical course is designed to give instruction on the following topics related to MAG welding Metal Active Gas, commonly known as MIG or GMAW in the USA.

  • Health and safety
  • Principles of the MIG welding process
  • Identification of controls and settings
  • AC/DC power supply and their application
  • Types of filler wire
  • Identification of shielding gases
  • Joint designs application and preparation
  • Weld fault investigation and rectification
Over the 2 days candidates will practice fillet, lap and butt joints using mild steel.

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 a packed lunch and all refreshments needed for the day.

Instructor / Student Ratio 1:4

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.