CODED WELDING - BS 4872-1:1982

Duration: Variable
Level: Level 3
Last Updated: 24-03-20

Individuals already working in industry as an experienced welder, or those with significant previous experience looking to make a return to the sector, will find the coded welding course an ideal opportunity for formal recognition of already held skills. The course assesses current competence levels to the relevant standard and is evidence that staff can follow a weld procedure and produce welds to the given standards in MIG, TIG or MMA. Individuals are required to be a proficient welder in the process that requires coding.

WHAT WILL I LEARN?

During the sessions, learners will undertake several weld tests on our specialist equipment. These tests are then assessed and graded to ensure that they are structurally suitable and of a pass level. Test welds typically include: Butt, Fillet, Lap, Corner and Position e.g. Flat, Vertical and Overhead.

HOW WILL I BE TAUGHT?

This is a practical course that will be taught entirely in the welding workshop.

HOW WILL I BE ASSESSED?

During the sessions, learners will undertake several weld tests on our specialist equipment. These tests are then assessed and graded to ensure that they are structurally suitable and of a pass level. Test welds typically include: Butt, Fillet, Lap, Corner and Position e.g. Flat, Vertical and Overhead.

Competent welds are assessed against British Standards and upon completion, a qualification is gained that is recognised within the welding industry.

WHAT CAN I DO NEXT?

Upon completion of this qualification you will have obtained a qualification that is recognised in the welding industry. You will also have acquired the skills, knowledge and understanding to progress on to a higher level qualification in the same or similar occupational area, or into employment.

IS THERE ANYTHING ELSE I NEED TO KNOW?

Competent welds are assessed against British Standards and upon completion, a qualification is gained that is recognised within the welding industry.

All learners undertaking a coded welding assessment are required to wear appropriate PPE at all times, including steel toe cap boots and flame retardant overalls.

ENTRY REQUIREMENTS

To undertake this course, you must be experienced welder.

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