Course Description

Course Code : INO18L3

This level is for the experienced welder with the capability of achieving fillet and butt welds in plate in both MMA and MIG/MAG.


Course Objectives

- Can produce single and multi-run fillet welds in the MAG or MMA process and can adjust the settings on the machine in full

- Has a basic understanding of fabrication and welding safety

- Good academic understanding of both the MMA, MAG, and TIG welding process and how they work

- Received a brief introduction to the history of welding

- Understands the basics of weld discontinuity’s and defects and has received information on how to prevent them

- Has received an introduction into welding applications and industry sectors

- Has had training in setting key welding parameters

- Can produce Single and Multi-Run fillet welds and BUTT welds in MAG and MMA

- Has had an in introduction to non-destructive testing

- Can pass a coding in a chosen process and welding position

Course Features

A full set of course notes made available for each student.

  1. Introduction to tutor and organisations involved 
  2. What is welding 
  3. History of welding
  4. Welding and fabrication hazards and safety
  5. Welding and fabrication risk assessment’s
  6. Personal protective equipment PPE
  7. Respiratory protective equipment RPE
  8. Detailed weld process descriptions and diagrams
  9. Fabrication drawings and weld symbols
  10. Using weld procedures and setting key parameters
  11. Joint preparation
  12. Pre-weld and post weld heat treatment
  13. Consequences of weld failure and industry examples
  14. Introduction to welding inspection and NDT
  15. Common discontinuity’s and defects
  16. Preventing weld defects and troubleshooting issues
  17. Industry terminology and detailed glossary of common abbreviations and acronyms
  18. Academic examination
  19. Practical weld completion sheets with tutor sign off
  20. Personal Development review and career options