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TIG Welding (City & Guilds Level 2 Award) — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you already have some welding experience and would like to take it further.

Maybe you have a MIG or Stick welder at home and have had some fun using it, you’ve had some welding experience on MIG or Stick and have always wanted to have a go at TIG.

Many people who have some welding exposure have seen the colourful rainbow of a TIG weld and been enticed. The neat ripples often lure people into what is considered by many the pinnacle of the welding methods and this course will use those key skills found on other welding methods and help you apply them to TIG. The course will allow you to understand the key differences and applications of the welding methods and how to use them safely in different environments.

We will guide you through TIG welding skills and machine use. Provide skills to help you identify and critique weld defects and how to overcome them. Provide knowledge on TIG specific considerations for weld preparation and set up.

There will also be some metal finishing skills taught on this course to allow you to complete the final assessed piece. This also serves as a piece to take away at the end of the course as a memento of your achievement.

You will learn:

  • Health and Safety practices and information
  • TIG welding practical skills and techniques. Welding on a variety of different material forms
  • TIG welding plant knowledge and implementation
  • TIG weld testing
  • Weld critique skills and diagnosis
  • Metal finishing skills

You can expect:

  • Friendly industry experienced tutors
  • Safe and open environment to learn
  • Well stocked and equipped welding and fabrication workshop
  • Course workbooks, handouts and information
  • A finished piece to take home and show your skills

How to apply for this course

Apply now and if you need to pay any course fees, or provide evidence if you wish to claim a fee reduction, we will contact you to let you know how to do this.

For help on completing the online application form, please see our useful apply online guide here.

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard

Start: Thursday 22nd February 2024

End: Thursday 20th June 2024

Time: 5:30pm - 8:30pm

Tuition fees may be waived or reduced for Level 2 Courses depending on your personal circumstances. Please see our Fee and Financial Support page for more information.

Tuition fee: £195

Course code: C046134 / Q046135


City & Guilds Level 2 Award in Welding Skills (TIG)

Level Level 2
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have proven MIG experience

Teaching & assessment
  • Assessed finished work piece
  • Tested weld
  • Short quiz
Additional information

You must provide your own PPE including steel toe capped boots.