Level 1 - Welding - Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG)

Course Summary

The Level 1 Awards in Introductory Welding Skills are ideal if you are new to the welding industry and want to gain knowledge and experience in welding work. The course will enable you to become competent in producing the following welding joints:

  • 3 parallel beads on plate
  • Fillet Joint in the horizontal/vertical position
  • Tee Fillet Joint in the flat position
  • Tee Fillet Joint in the horizontal/vertical position
  • Open Outside Corner in the flat position
  • Health & Safety Knowledge Questions

The course has flexible start dates and sessions take place on Wednesday evenings. Please call 01244 656555 for availability.

Courses are available in:

  • Introductory Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding Award - Level 1
  • Introductory Metal Inert Gas (MIG) Welding Award - Level 1
  • Introductory Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding Award - Level 1

Welding courses are also available at Levels 2 and 3 at the College.

Entry Requirements
There are no entry requirements for this course.

Next Steps
You could progress on to the Level 2 C&G Welding Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) course.

Fee Information
Fees (if shown) are full fees (reduced fees may be available for some courses depending on your circumstances).
Your course may be FREE if you are:
  • Aged 19+ (subject to eligibility) and earning less than £17,374.50 per year (£1,447 per month) studying on Level 1 or Level 2 courses*
  • Aged 16-18 years
  • Aged 19-23 years and studying for your first full Level 2 or full Level 3 qualification

  • * from 1 April 2022 earnings limit is increased to £18,525 per year (£1,543 per month)
Depending on the cost of your course, you could pay your course fees in instalments to spread the cost over the duration of the course.

Where and When

 Ellesmere Port Campus
 Wed 6:00pm-9:00pm
 10 Weeks
 Ellesmere Port Campus
 Wed 1:00pm-4:00pm
 10 Weeks

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