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Arc welding requires a fair degree of skill but the equipment is relatively cheap, robust and welds can be very strong. Suitable for heavy steel fabrication or on site repairs.

Course content

  • Producing beads on plates;
  • Lap fillet;
  • Tee fillet;
  • Corner welds;
  • Health & Safety

Course code: WEP004

Entry Requirements:

There are no entry requirements for this course.

Students are required to wear overalls and steel toe capped boots.

Dates & Location:

Dates: TBC

Time: 18:00- 21:00

Location: Plumpton College



Learning Level 1 

Aged 16-18£0
Aged 19-23 and do not hold a level 2 qualification in any subject£0
Aged 19 – 23 and holds a level 2 + qualification in any subject£300
Aged 24+ (on the first day of the course)£300
Unemployed, looking for work and on state benefit£0


  • We’ve made sure that our metalsmithing and blacksmithing facilities are first class here at Plumpton; investing heavily in state of the art equipment in our workshop for you to use.
  • You’ll work closely with your tutors as you develop your skills in design, drawing, metalworking and silver jewellery.


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