Title | The Technical Academy - East Durham College

EAL Level 1 Introduction to MIG Welding

Course Level:

Level 1

Destinations:

Following successful completion of the course you will be able to progress to a further welding qualification or possibly enter the industry at an operator level.

Overview of the course:

The course gives learners the opportunity to gain an insight to how MIG welding works and will give them the necessary skills to produce a wide range of welds within a quality standard.

Entry requirements:

None

Topics:

The course will be delivered in a workshop setting with and will cover the practical aspects of welding including joint set up and how to determine and identify weld defects.

How is the course assessed?:

The course is assessed by producing test samples of welds and testing them to ensure they meet the required standard.

There will be a small multi choice written exam at the end of the course.

Progression Options:

Following successful completion of the course candidates may progress on to the Level 2 Engineering course of enter the Industry at an operator level.

Campus:

Technical Skills Academy, Peterlee.

When does the course start

At intervals throughout the year, Course Duration – 10 Weeks (to start at intervals throughout the year)

Fees:

If you're a full time student under the age of 19 you will not usually need to pay any course fees.
If you are aged 19-23 years old you may be required to pay fees for your course, however if you do not already have a level 1 qualification, or you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance in the Work Related Activity Group, your fees may be paid by the Government.
If you are aged 24 or over you may be required to pay fees for your course, however if you are in receipt of Job Seekers Allowance or Employment Support Allowance in the Work Related Activity Group, your fees may be paid by the Government.

How to apply:

To apply for this course using our online application form, please click www.eastdurham.ac.uk/application_form or on the Apply navigation above. Alternatively if you need assistance with your application or you would like to apply using a paper application form you can call us on 0191 518 8222.

 

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