Course Description

Course Code : INDR3020

This 3 day course is suitable for an experienced welder with the capability of achieving fillet and butt welds in plate in either


Manual Metal Arc.  One of the most widely used welding processes. It involves striking an arc between a covered metal electrode and a workpiece. 


Metal Inert Gas.  Is an arc welding process that uses a continuous solid wire electrode heated and fed into the weld pool from a welding gun.


Tungsten Inert Gas.  The process uses a non-consumable tungsten electrode that delivers the current to the welding arc.  An inert gas, typically argon, protects and cools the tungsten and weld puddle.

All candidates booking onto this course MUST have completed the Welding BS4872 No experience course or demonstrate previous welding experience prior to attending.

Course Objectives

Produce high standard, single and multi-run fillet welds in chosen welding discipline

Provides advanced understanding of your chosen welding discipline either MIG, TIG or the MMA welding process for certification

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

Understands welding applications and industry sectors

Understands how to set key welding parameters

Industry standards level failure testing

To gain British Standard Certification in either MIG, TIG or MMA

Course Features

Detailed weld process descriptions and diagrams

Using weld procedures and setting key parameters

Joint preparation

Consequences of weld failure and industry examples

Preventing weld defects and troubleshooting issues

Practical weld completion sheets with tutor sign off

Practical examination to take place on 3rd day

Course attendance certification and British Standard Certification in either MIG, TIG or MMA