Welding Progressive Fast Track - Bridgwater & Taunton College

Course Overview

Running over various dates in the year, this course provides companies and individuals with fast-track skilling in a range of welding types and methods. On completion, individuals will receive a Bridgwater & Taunton College certificate.

Using the desired welding processes, MMA, MIG/MAG, FCAW, Gas or TIG, this course will also include the optional extra of final welding competence testing to BS4872 for an additional £50.

The course is a highly intensive four-day experience with College Certificate.*

*Four days of training with the option to attempt a coding weld test on the fourth day.

Assessment Methods

There is no direct assessment with this short course. However, delegates will be expected to complete a set of welding assignments and this course will also include an optional extra of final welding competence testing to BS4872.

Course Summary

Course Title Welding Progressive Fast Track
Entry Requirements

The following PPE is provided by Bridgwater & Taunton College on a loan

– TIG/MMA welding gloves

– Leather aprons

– Head mounted welding screens

– Air fed welding screens (on a first come first served basis)

– Safety glasses

– Ear plugs.

Participants must provide the following PPE/RPE:

– Suitable steel/composite toe cap safety boots

– Proban/flameproof overalls

– P3 Respiratory protection which protects against welding fumes (GVS ELIPSE
HALF MASK RESPIRATOR P3 is recommended).

PPE/RPE which is brought in by participants for use in our workshops will be
checked to ensure it is suitable for welding related activities. Learners will
also need to have basic engineering skills.

Attendance Requirements The course runs over four days.
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Coming to college was daunting at first but the independence you gain is amazing. I have definitely developed as a person and become more adult due to the freedom we are given here, it really prepares you for the future.

Peter Rutt- Level 3 Extended Diploma in Electrical & Electronic Engineering

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