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Welding and Fabrication Level 2

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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. The course content of this highly engaging programme, has been aligned to a number of units within the Level 2 Fabrication & Welding Engineering Suite, National Occupational Standards (NOS), therefore can be used 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 how to work safely, efficiently and effectively

-Learn about the different welding position designations, and the techniques used for each one in relation to MMA, MIG, and TIG welding

-Understand the different welding and engineering principles, with reference to materials used

-Gain an insight in quality control and how its standards are applied

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What you'll learn on the course

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Course programme

Module 1: Introduction

  • Introduction

Module 2: Health, Safety and the Environment

  • Introduction
  • Health and safety at work act
  • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
  • Safety signs
  • Control of substances hazardous to health (COSHH)
  • 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
  • Summary
  • End test

Module 3: Positional Welding MMA Processes

  • Introduction
  • Equipment
  • Consumables
  • Weld characteristics
  • Techniques
  • Summary
  • End test

Module 4: Positional Welding MIG Processes

  • Introduction
  • Equipment
  • Consumables
  • Weld characteristics
  • Techniques
  • Summary
  • End test

Module 5: Positional Welding TIG Processes

  • Introduction
  • Equipment
  • Consumables
  • Weld characteristics
  • Techniques
  • Summary
  • End test

Module 6: Welding and Engineering Principles

  • Introduction
  • Iron carbon diagram
  • Heat treatments
  • Forms of supply
  • Materials
  • Corrosion
  • Corrosion prevention
  • Summary
  • End test

Module 7: Additional Welding Processes

  • Introduction
  • Additional welding processes
  • Summary
  • End test

Module 8: Fabrication and Fitting Processes

  • Introduction
  • Metal Tooling and Equipment
  • Specialised Forming Processes
  • Working with Surface Coated Materials
  • Marking and Setting Out
  • Pattern Development
  • Workshop Calculations
  • Metal Preparation and Work Alignment Techniques
  • Jointing Systems
  • End Test

Module 9: Quality Control

  • Introduction
  • Typical documentation
  • Welding coordination role
  • Failure mechanisms
  • Destructive testing
  • Non-destructive testing
  • Costing implications
  • Summary
  • End test

3 Scenarios

  • Workshop calculations
  • Performing a pipe weld
  • Quality control

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