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MANUAL METAL ARC WELDING

MANUAL METAL ARC WELDING
Start Date 
1 Aug 2018
End Date 
31 Jul 2019
Attendance 
Part Time
Target audience 

Suitable for all levels from novice to experienced. The content and duration of the course will vary depending on experience and will reflect each individual's requirements and abilities.

Entry requirements 

None

Course content 


  • MMA welding safety

  • Principles of the MMA process

  • Welding set controls

  • Volts and amperage settings

  • Types of electrode, classification and use

  • Joint designs and applications

  • Set up and preparation for welding

  • Tutored welding practice as appropriate to the client (can include lap,
    fillet and butt welds in plate, sections and pipe for various thickness ranges
    in relevant welding positions)

  • Identification and avoidance of welding defects
Teaching & Learning 

Practical training and assessment with a highly qualified TWI (The Welding Institute) Welding Instructor.

Assessment criteria 

Competence is assessed through observation and practical tasks.

Progression 

BS 4872 Weld Test
ASME IX / BSEN ISO 9606 Weld Test

Other information 


  • Additional material costs may be applied dependent on training taking
    place

  • Extra cost for Coded Welding Test. Price available on request

  • Commercial bookings only

  • E-mail - href="mailto:business@hartlepoolfe.ac.uk">business@hartlepoolfe.ac.uk

  • Telephone 01429 404037 or 01429 292888 to book
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