Do you want to understand how welding works?

Do you want to understand what are the essential variables in welding?

Have you ever wondered why your welds look bad?

Would you like to improve weld quality?

Then our welding appreciation course is right for you


The aim of this course is to enhance the candidate’s knowledge of the main welding processes and to understand the relationship between operational voltage and welding and current and other factors to control weld quality

Course Duration

One day

Course Objectives

On completion of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe terminology used in Welding
  • Understand the relevance of ENISO documents underpinning the welding processes
  • Explain and discuss:
    • Manual Metal Arc (M.M.A.)
    • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG)
    • Metal Inert Gas (MIG / MAG)
  • Understand basic welding metallurgy and the classification of electrodes
  • Understand the different types of shielding gases and their influence on the welding arc
  • Explain welding procedures and welder qualifications to different codes
  • Identify welding faults including their causes, prevention and rectification
  • Define and discussing destructive and non-destructive testing of welds.
  • Understand welding symbols and how to use them

On completion the candidate may progress to the RWC course underpinned by ENISO 14731

See courses calendar for locations and dates of next courses: courses calendar