MIG Welding Introduction

Who should attend?

This course introduces the delegates to Metal Inert Gas Shielded Welding (MIG). This course should be regarded as a foundation and be for individuals who are expected to carry out basic welding activities.

About the course

The emphasis of this course is on the practical aspects of welding and health and safety. The knowledge and skills gained will allow course members, to understand the function of the equipment and ensure that safe conditions for the use of MIG welding are met.

Course Contents

  • Health & safety
  • Application of safe working practices
  • Identify the components correctly
  • Connect the components correctly
  • Selection of basic welding parameter
  • Identify suitable consumables
  • Use of equipment, basic techniques
  • Production of welded joints

MIG Welding Skill Development

Who should attend?

This advanced module is designed for personnel who have a grounding or understanding of the fundamentals of MIG welding or have attended the MIG welding introduction course.

About the course

This course enables delegates to improve their technical understanding and practical skills of MIG welding systems. It will be assumed that delegates have prior knowledge of MIG welding equipment/process or have attended Waterside’s basic introductory course.

Course contents

  • Health & safety
  • Application of safe working practices
  • Selection of correct weld consumables for specific application
  • Select correct weld parameters for specific application
  • Appreciation of modes of metal transfer
  • Assessment of weld quality
  • Basic trouble shooting
  • Production of a range of Welded joints in various materials and thickness as required

Waterside can deliver courses on Oxy Fuel Cutting, Oxy Fuel Welding, MMA, MIG and TIG Welding at your company site, or at our workshops in St Helens, conveniently located between Liverpool and Manchester in the North West.

Please call 01744 616 837 or contact us for more details