Open Study College

Welding and Fabrication Level 1

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Develop your knowledge in welding and fabrication, from home!

This highly interactive programme allows you to gain an insight into welding and fabrication. This programme has been aligned to the Fabrication and Welding Suite and the Performing Engineering Operations Suite of the National Occupational Standards (NOS) so can be used for study towards certification.

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in welding and fabrication, this interactive programme is ideal for:

-Students who are currently working in the welding and fabrication industry and want to boost their skills

-Learners who want to learn by an interactive programme

-Those who are thinking of taking up a career within the welding and fabrication industry, but want to make sure it’s right for them

This welding and fabrication programme enables you to:

-Understand the welding process 

-Learn the technical aspects involved with the welding processes

-Understand the metal fabrication and quality control processes

-Gain an insight in the Performance Engineering Operations and the materials used in engineering

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Module 1: Getting Started

  • World of welding and fabrication

Module 2: Performing Engineering Operations

  • Health and Safety at Work Act
  • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
  • Safety signs
  • Substances hazardous to health
  • Working at heights
  • Basic first aid
  • Manual handling
  • Risk assessments
  • Fire protection
  • Electrical safety
  • Workplace welfare
  • Provision and use of work equipment
  • Managing yourself and working relationships
  • Communication and interpretation of information
  • End test

Module 3: Engineering Materials

  • Ferrous metals
  • Non-Ferrous metals
  • End test

Module 4: Oxyacetylene Welding

  • Equipment and set up
  • The welding process
  • Quality control
  • End test

Module 5: Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding

  • Equipment and set up
  • The welding process
  • Quality control
  • End test

Module 6: MIG Welding

  • Equipment and set up
  • The welding process
  • Quality control
  • End test

Module 7: TIG Welding

  • Equipment and setup
  • The welding process
  • Quality control
  • End test

Module 8: Metal fabrication and cutting

  • Measuring and marking out
  • Material removal techniques
  • Forming techniques
  • End test

Module 9: Quality Control

  • Codes
  • Legislation and standards
  • Production monitoring
  • Testing and inspecting
  • End test


  • 4x Interactive 3D virtual scenarios

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