Course Description

Course Code : INDR3000

This multi-disciplined introduction course is suitable for ReAct+ students only who have never welded before, or has had the equivalent of just a few days work experience. Its designed as an introduction to the various types of welding as a precursor to accreditation.  You will be asked to select one of the following techniques.


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.


As part of Control 2K commitment to the community we will honour the course cost for only those individuals within the ReAct+ scheme.

Course Objectives

Provides an academic understanding of MMA, MIG, and TIG welding processes and how they work

Provides an introduction to basic welding techniques as a precursor to accreditation

Produce single and multi-run fillet welds in the MIG or MMA process and can adjust the settings on the machine in full

Understand the basics of weld defects and has received information on how to prevent them

Received an introduction into welding applications and industry sectors

To be able to set key welding parameters

To gain British Standard certification in your chosen discipline

Course Features

What is welding 

Personal protective equipment PPE

Respiratory protective equipment RPE

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 will take place on 5th day