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Welding and Fabrication Level 2

Course Code: SK010
Course Level: 4

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. The course content of this highly engaging programme, has been aligned to a number of units within the Level 2 Fabrication & Welding Engineering Suite, National Occupational Standards (NOS), therefore can be used 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 how to work safely, efficiently and effectively
  • Learn about the different welding position designations, and the techniques used for each one in relation to MMA, MIG, and TIG welding
  • Understand the different welding and engineering principles, with reference to materials used
  • Gain an insight in quality control and how its standards are applied
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Course Content

  • Module 1: Introduction
    • Introduction
    Module 2: Health, Safety and the Environment
    • Introduction
    • Health and safety at work act
    • Personal protective equipment (PPE)
    • Safety signs
    • Control of substances hazardous to health (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
    • Summary
    • End test
    Module 3: Positional Welding MMA Processes
    • Introduction
    • Equipment
    • Consumables
    • Weld characteristics
    • Techniques
    • Summary
    • End test
    Module 4: Positional Welding MIG Processes
    • Introduction
    • Equipment
    • Consumables
    • Weld characteristics
    • Techniques
    • Summary
    • End test
    Module 5: Positional Welding TIG Processes
    • Introduction
    • Equipment
    • Consumables
    • Weld characteristics
    • Techniques
    • Summary
    • End test
  • Module 6: Welding and Engineering Principles
    • Introduction
    • Iron carbon diagram
    • Heat treatments
    • Forms of supply
    • Materials
    • Corrosion
    • Corrosion prevention
    • Summary
    • End test
    Module 7: Additional Welding Processes
    • Introduction
    • Additional welding processes
    • Summary
    • End test
    Module 8: Fabrication and Fitting Processes
    • Introduction
    • Metal Tooling and Equipment
    • Specialised Forming Processes
    • Working with Surface Coated Materials
    • Marking and Setting Out
    • Pattern Development
    • Workshop Calculations
    • Metal Preparation and Work Alignment Techniques
    • Jointing Systems
    • End Test
    Module 9: Quality Control
    • Introduction
    • Typical documentation
    • Welding coordination role
    • Failure mechanisms
    • Destructive testing
    • Non-destructive testing
    • Costing implications
    • Summary
    • End test
    3 Scenarios
    • Workshop calculations
    • Performing a pipe weld
    • Quality control

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 of module tests. 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 program has been aligned to a number of units within the Level 3 Fabrication & Welding Engineering Suite, National Occupational Standards (NOS), therefore can be used towards certification. 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?

For further information please contact us.

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