Developing people. Delivering performance.
MGTS is employer-led and membership- based. We aim to be a National Centre of Excellence for Education, Training, Development and Assessment, supporting both young people and adults in the development of competences associated with engineering. We provide training and education to industry workforce in skills and knowledge associated with operation, maintenance and management of world class manufacturing, production and machinery reliant operational facilities.
Who should participate?
Experienced welders who require updating and also personnel who require an introduction to the welding process.
By the end of the programme participants will be able to:
Understand of the correct use of the associated welding equipment
Understand the hazards associated with the process and the control measures required
Apply practical skills on a wide variety of applications including company specific applications
Each course delegate will receive a training record detailing the competences achieved during the course which is signed by both the Candidate and Tutor
Welder approval certification is available upon request (BS4872 : part 1 & 2, EN287/ASME).
The programme will cover:
Relevant Statutory Regulations
Introduction and Safe Working Practices
Principles of the GTAW Welding Process
Electrode Selection and Preparation
Gas Regulation and Flow Settings
Gas Types and Applications
Correct welding procedure including Arc Ignition
Types of Joints and Welding Positions
Inspection of Welded Joints
Practical exercises covering a variety of common joint configurations, welding positions and material thicknesses.
The above covers the common core skills required to utilise the GTAW process safely and correctly.
Courses will be tailored to suit individual company requirements and where possible utilise company specific components.
1 day theory plus practical days to be determined.