Preston College

Welding Skills Level 2

Preston College
In Preston

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Description

You have a choice of which welding process unit you take, from: Manual Metal Arc Welding - (MMA). Oxy Acetylene Welding - (Gas). Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG). Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG). Tungsten Inert Gas Welding - Aluminium (TIG). The course is delivered in our extensive and well equipped Fabrication & Welding Workshop and lecture rooms. Due to the nature of this course, any.

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Preston
St Vincent'S Road, PR2 8UR, Lancashire, England
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Preston
St Vincent'S Road, PR2 8UR, Lancashire, England
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· Requirements

No formal qualifications or experience of welding are required to join this course, but you must be aged 19 or over and have a basic level of English. If you need help with your English, the College can provide you with the support necessary to achieve your chosen course of study. If you are under 19 years of age please contact the advice team for details of other suitable courses.

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What you'll learn on the course

Welding

Course programme



Welding Skills Level 2

Course ID:
PC08479

Academy:
Engineering

Introduction:
The course allows students to choose whichever welding process they wish to specialise in (i.e. MIG, ARC, TIG, OXY), assuming they have already completed the relevant Level 1 units.

Study Mode & Location:
This is an 14 week course, running one evening per week to allow the student to complete units. It will be held at Preston College, Fulwood Campus, St Vincent`s Road, Preston, PR2 8UR.

Course Content:
You have a choice of which welding process unit you take, from:

  • Manual Metal Arc Welding - (MMA).
  • Oxy Acetylene Welding - (Gas).
  • Metal Inert Gas Welding (MIG)
  • Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)
  • Tungsten Inert Gas Welding - Aluminium (TIG)


The course is delivered in our extensive and well equipped Fabrication & Welding Workshop and lecture rooms. Due to the nature of this course, any additional time spent practicing or generating portfolio evidence away from College will help you achieve the qualification, but there is no formal requirement to work at home.

Assessment:
You will be assessed via a combination of observations of practical activities and a question and answer session.

Careers & Progression Opportunities:
Successful completion of this course allows progression in to employment or students can also look at Coded Welding Certification.

Additional Costs:
Personal Protective Equipment is mandatory in all workshops. We ask that we bring with you overalls and steel toe capped boots. It is advisable that you purchase welding gloves. The College can recommend a suitable and competitive supplier for the above items - please ask for further details.

How To Apply
You will need to have an informal interview with an Adult Admissions Adviser.
Many courses have limited places so please enquire as soon as possible. Following interview, the earliest you may enrol is mid-June.

Money Matters
Depending upon your circumstances, you may be able to study at a reduced price.

Help, Advice & Further Information
If you know of someone who would like to study a course at Preston College but their first language is not English, please contact the Advice Centre on their behalf to discuss the options available.

Opening Hours:
Mon-Thur 9am-7.30pm (9am-5pm during College holidays)
Fri 9.30am-4.30pm

The information contained in this leaflet was correct at the time of production. Preston College however, reserves the right to alter or amend the details contained in this leaflet. This course will run subject to sufficient student numbers.

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