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Welding and Fabrication Level 1

Course Code: SK009
Course Level: 2

Course Overview

Develop your knowledge in welding and fabrication, from home!

This highly interactive programme allows you to gain an insight into welding and fabrication. This programme has been aligned to the Fabrication and Welding Suite and the Performing Engineering Operations Suite of the ´╗┐National Occupational Standards (NOS) so can be used for study towards certification.

As well as providing an excellent knowledge base in welding and fabrication, this interactive programme is ideal for:

  • Students who are currently working in the welding and fabrication industry and want to boost their skills
  • Learners who want to learn by an interactive programme
  • Those who are thinking of taking up a career within the welding and fabrication industry, but want to make sure it’s right for them

This welding and fabrication programme enables you to:

  • Understand the welding process 
  • Learn the technical aspects involved with the welding processes
  • Understand the metal fabrication and quality control processes
  • Gain an insight in the Performance Engineering Operations and the materials used in engineering
Enrol now and receive a £25 gift voucher towards your next course.

Course Content

  • Module 1: Getting Started
    • World of welding and fabrication
    Module 2: Performing Engineering Operations
    • Health and Safety at Work Act
    • Personal Protective Equipment (PPE)
    • Safety signs
    • COSHH
    • Substances hazardous to health
    • Working at heights
    • Basic first aid
    • Manual handling
    • Risk assessments
    • Fire protection
    • Electrical safety
    • Workplace welfare
    • Provision and use of work equipment
    • Managing yourself and working relationships
    • Communication and interpretation of information
    • End test
    Module 3: Engineering Materials
    • Ferrous metals
    • Non-Ferrous metals
    • End test
    Module 4: Oxyacetylene Welding
    • Equipment and set up
    • The welding process
    • Quality control
    • End test
    Module 5: Manual Metal Arc (MMA) Welding
    • Equipment and set up
    • The welding process
    • Quality control
    • End test
  • Module 6: MIG Welding
    • Equipment and set up
    • The welding process
    • Quality control
    • End test
    Module 7: TIG Welding
    • Equipment and setup
    • The welding process
    • Quality control
    • End test
    Module 8: Metal fabrication and cutting
    • Measuring and marking out
    • Material removal techniques
    • Forming techniques
    • End test
    Module 9: Quality Control
    • Codes
    • Legislation and standards
    • Production monitoring
    • Testing and inspecting
    • End test
    • 4x Interactive 3D virtual scenarios

Other Information

  • Assessment

    Using the information you have learnt, you will be required to take a test assessment at the end of each module. You will take on 3D reality scenarios that tests your knowledge of welding and fabrication. At the end of each assessment your results, performance, recommendations and best practice will be shown.

    Study Method

    You will study this course by distance learning, which will enable you to learn when and where you want. You will study this course through highly interactive multimedia screens comprised of text, 3D graphics, 2D/3D animation, audio and end tests after each module. This is a self-study course which is ideal for those who enjoy learning and are not interested in obtaining a formal qualification.

  • Course Outcome

    This course will give you an understanding in welding and fabrication.

    This programme has been designed by e-learning experts for the education sector, is has been aligned to the Fabrication and Welding Suite and the Performing Engineering Operation Suite of the National Occupational Standards (NOS) so can be used for study towards certification. This programme was developed in partnership with the College of North West London, Carnegie College, City of Bristol College, Cengage Learning, Weldability Sif and City & Guilds. This course does not give you a formal qualification.

course questions & answers

Will the software work on any computer?  

The welding and fabrication software will only work on computers which run Windows XP, Vista or Windows 7 and have Internet Explorer 8 or above. In addition to this you will also need:

  • Single 2GHz processor
  • 1GB RAM
  • 1024 x 768 pixel screen resolution
  • Sound card and speakers/headphones
  • DVD-ROM Drive  
  • Broadband Internet Connection
What are the internet browser requirements for this course?

For the software to work on your computer you will need to have the following internet browser requirements:

  • JavaScript enabled
  • Pop-ups enabled
  • Cookies enabled
  • Adobe Flash Player 8+
  • Unity Web Player
What is included in the cost of the course?
  • Dedicated student support
  • Assignment marking and feedback
  • FREE NUS Extra card worth £12.00
  • FREE CV writing service
  • CD ROM
  • Comprehensive study guide
  • Exclusive Open Study College Pen
  • Student study planner
  • Three colour highlighter
  • Student notebook
  • Document wallet
Are there any additional costs?

No. Everything you need is included in the price!

What do i do if i still have questions?

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