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Bradford College

Welding Skills (Adults)

Study Level
Level 1
Course Type
1 Academic Year
Start Date
September 2024
Study Mode
Trinity Green


This course will provide a ‘hands-on’ approach to introductory welding and has been designed to provide aspiring welders with the first step towards a professional career in welding or an opportunity for the DIY enthusiast to develop basic welding skills. This course is delivered in the evening, two hours per week for ten weeks.

Welders have never been in higher demand than they are right now. Now is the perfect time to start your career as a professional welder with our Expert Instructor Tony Carter. Tony has welded around the world, and is internationally recognised as one of the best in the business and we are so proud that he is part of our team.

This specialist course will take you from novice to a full award in welding in just ten weeks, giving you the perfect platform to be employed as a trainee welder or come back to us in September to start working your way through your professional licenses (coded welding).

  Key Info

You will learn the practical skills and develop the knowledge required to build confidence in basic welding techniques.

The course will be delivered as a workshop with learners at different stages of development but will be suitable for new entrants and also for learners who have completed a previous ten week course who wish to further practise and develop their skills.

  Qualification Gained: EAL Award in Introductory Metal Inert Gas Welding Skills
  • TIG
  • MIG
  • MMA
  • Oxy-Acetylene Welding

There are no formal entry requirements for this course.

This course involves practical assessment.

This qualification will allow progression to further qualifications in a range of welding skills. Completion of this course can lead you to our Welding Skills Level 2 and 3 courses, where you can develop and build upon skills acquired through this introductory course.

If you are 19 years old or over you may need to pay fees for your Further Education studies.

Course fees depend on your age and course level.

You may be exempt from paying fees though, or eligible to pay a reduced fee – known as fee remission.

FE Tuition: £400.00 per academic year

Exam Registration: £80.00

This is representative of the most common fees scenario, but actual fees can vary depending on a number of factors. Please contact us if you need more guidance.

If you have any questions or require any additional information, please contact [email protected]

Disclaimer: Our prospectus, college documents and website are simply here to offer a guide. We accept no liability for any inaccurate statements and are not responsible for any negative outcomes if you rely on an inaccurate statement. We reserve the right to withdraw any programmes or service at any time.

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