Welding - for Beginners

This introductory course is ideal for those who want to learn about MIG and ARC welding techniques and follow safety procedures.

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A Borders College Certificate of Attendance will be awarded on successful completion.


This is a 2-day course.


Borders College Landbased Department, Newtown St Boswells

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Entry requirements

No formal entry requirements.

Course Content

The course coversthe following topics:

  • Health and Safety
  • Introduction to workshop facilities and LEV systems
  • PPE requirements for workshop/welding
  • Risk assessment
  • Set up of workshop equipment
  • Control Functions ARC
  • Control Functions MIG/MAG
  • Metal Cutting and Grinding Operations
  • Safe Welding Techniques


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