Welding skills NS701 / B21

Start date
23 May 22
Duration
2 Days
Location
SSERC, Unit 1-2, Pitreavie Court, Pitreavie Business Park, Queensferry Road, Dunfermline KY11 8UU View on Google Map

Summary

Welding skills is the fourth part of a modular course focusing on developing practical skills. These skills are required by teachers and technicians for the successful delivery of metalworking craft activities and aspects of the SQA practical metalworking course.

This two day course will involve learning how to safely set up and use MIG, Arc and spot welding equipment and their associated tools. It will also develop knowledge of various welding techniques, Personal protective equipment requirements and specific educational Health & Safety regulations.

This course is ideal for teachers and technician with no prior experience of welding.

Each participant will spend 2 full days in our workshop using the welding equipment to complete a range of basic welding tasks. Using various welding techniques and joining methods. Time permitting each delegates will finish one completed project. Practical work will be supported by demonstrations and one to one tutoring.

There will opportunities for professional networking and participants will be offered a rich and vibrant programme that will allow them to enhance the teaching and learning within their institutions.

To apply for this course please contact SSERC directly (enquiries@sserc.org.uk) who will forward you the necessary information. Shortly after the published closing date for applications the Administration Team at SSERC will send to successful applicants:

- confirmation of an offer of a place on the course together with details on enrolment procedures- information on ENTHUSE bursary and how to apply for such a bursary- a set of terms and conditions which you must meet in order to qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary- If you are a supply teacher you may still qualify for an ENTHUSE bursary – please contact SSERC to establish your eligibility

Who is it for?

D&T Teachers and Technicians

What topics are covered?

Understanding of the dangers of fumes, gases and radiation when welding. Appropriate PPE for welding. Set up an arc/MIG welding machine correctly, perform various commonly-used welding joints i.e T, Butt and Lap joints. Weld quality and testing.

How will you learn?

Face to face 

How long is this course?

2 days, total of 10 hours

Course Leaders

Duncan Lamb

Who is the course leader?

Outcomes

Participants will be able to:

  • describe the dangers of fumes, gases and radiation when welding
  • correctly use appropriate PPE for welding
  • use welding equipment safely
  • set up an arc/MIG welding machine correctly
  • describe & perform various commonly-used welding joints i.e T, Butt and Lap joints
  • understand how safety can be compromised by poor weld quality
  • test completed welds
  • develop skills and knowledge of safe working practices

Sessions

DateTimeLocation
Welding skills - day 1 23 May 202209:30-16:30SSERC
Welding skills - day 2 24 May 202209:00-16:30SSERC

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Cost

* Your school or college will receive the bursary on successful completion of the CPD and impact toolkit. Find out more.

Fee-paying school or college (independent)Activity fee£400.00
State-funded school or collegeActivity fee£400.00Standard bursary available*£320.00

Participants from outside the UK will be charged the course fee and an additional £120 per day plus VAT.

Outside the UK? Fee information

Check your School bursary status

The bursary value may be higher for your school or college.

Additional information

For courses at the National STEM Learning Centre in York, fees include meals and accommodation for the duration of the course. 

 

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