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Introductory MIG Welding: City & Guilds

This Level 1 City & Guilds MIG (Metal Inert Gas) welding course at South Devon College is the perfect starting point if you are new to welding, have an interest in welding as a hobby or would like to gain a professional qualification.

The course is primarily of a practical nature with a small element of theory. It is designed to give you the practical skills for welding specific joints and the knowledge to understand welding safety, machinery set-up and welding terminology.

Entry Requirements
There are no specific entry requirements for this course other than applicants must be aged 19 or over at the start of the course.

Additional Information
Applicants will need:
• Steel Toe Protection Boots
• Leather gauntlets will be provided but you may bring your own if you wish.
• Welding masks and safety goggles will be provided but you may bring your own if you wish.
• Flame retardant overalls

If you are aged 19 and over you may have options to help fund your studies with us. The funding you can receive depends on your personal circumstances, and could mean you are entitled to free or reduced course fees. You may also be entitled to support with travel, childcare and equipment. To find out exactly what you could receive, contact our Helpzone team on 08000 380 123 for a free, impartial appointment, with no commitment necessary.

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Course fees
Code Location Dates Day Times Weeks 19+ Fee  
AW1MIG1P Paignton Campus 01/08/2019 - 31/07/2020 THU 18:00:00:0 - 21:00:00:0 10 £399.00 Apply Now
FC Courses marked are full cost with no reductions available.
T2 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 2 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
T3 Courses marked may entitle you to free tuition fees if you are enrolling on your first full Level 3 qualification and are 19 to 23 years olds.
19+ Courses marked may entitle you to an Advanced Learning Loan to help fund your studies, available for learners aged 19 or over.

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