Course Overview

This course on Welding Basics and Safety increases knowledge of the dangers involved in both gas and electric arc welding procedures. It explains in detail how to do a risk assessment and implement the necessary control measures. 

Many manufacturing and technical environments involve welding and cutting activities, but these processes come with a number of health and safety dangers. This course teaches you how to properly perform welding tasks while also assisting you in understanding the risks that must be avoided.

Anyone who performs welding or cutting operations at work, particularly metal-to-metal welding processes, including gas, electric, arc, MIG, and TIG welding, should take this training course on welding health and safety. Although the course is ideal for managers, supervisors, and team leaders who are in charge of conducting risk assessments, all employees can benefit from the knowledge provided.


Learning Outcomes

After completing the Welding Basics and Safety course, students will be able to:

  • Know health and safety risks and how to prevent them when using the most popular welding and cutting techniques. 
  • Recognise the regulations that apply to health and safety. 
  • Learn the requirements for a risk assessment for cutting or welding. 
  • Recognise your part in reducing the health and safety concerns associated with welding and cutting.

Assessment and Certification

At the end of the course, you will be required to sit for an online multiple-choice test. Your test will be assessed automatically and immediately so that you will instantly know whether you have been successful. After you have successfully passed the final exam, you will be able to order an Accredited Certificate of Achievement at an additional cost of £19 for a PDF copy and £29 for an original print copy sent to you by post or for both £39.

Career Path

It’s quite well known that this extensive course on Welding Basics and Safety helps people get ready for work chances in the UK, it also helps you develop your career in the relevant sector. This online course will help one to develop the skills necessary to do a better job. Salary ranges for jobs requiring a similar level of knowledge in the UK today range from £23,000 to £34,000 per year. It could be useful for any related industry job, such as:

  • Welder
  • Welder Fitter
  • Welding Specialist
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Course Curriculum

Module 01: The World of Welding
The World of Welding 00:13:00
Module 02: Welding Safety
Welding Safety 00:12:00
Module 03: Welding Tools and Preparation
Welding Tools and Preparation 00:11:00
Module 04: Welding Methods
Welding Methods 00:22:00

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