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Welding City & Guilds Level 2 Award at Tresham College of Further and Higher Education

Course description

This Level 2 qualification is the perfect follow on from our Level 1 programmes in MIG, TIG and MMA welding.

Course content

This comprehensive welding course builds on the key skills learned during Level 1 and covers the following aspects: 

- Health and Safety in welding processes 
- How to interpret technical data 
- How to work efficiently in an engineering environment 
- How to produce welds in all positions using the MIG, TIG and MMA processess in a range of materials 
- How to cut materials using thermal methods (oxy/acetylene and plasma)

Entry requirements

To qualify onto this course you will need Level 1 qualifications in MIG, TIG and MMA welding. An interview is also required to assess your suitability for the course in addition to a maths and English assessment.


Your work will be assessed by means of practical test pieces and portfolio work.

How to apply

If you want to apply for this course, you will need to contact Tresham College of Further and Higher Education directly.

Last updated date: 09 June 2016
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    • In 2006, the college opened the St Mark's Skills Centre on the St James Industrial Estate as an extension to the main campus.  The centre provides specialist training including Gas Safety Assessment, Renewable Energies and Fabrication Welding. As lead provider of The Prince's Trust, the Corby team is also based at the St Mark's Skills Centre.