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Fabrication and Welding Level 3 Upgrade 2019
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The course aims to provide you with the knowledge and essential skills to enable you to competently carry out welding work.

On completion of this course you will be able to:
  • Identify and classify materials used in fabrication and welding
  • Interpret welding symbols and apply them to welded joints
  • Differentiate between non-thermal joining techniques
  • Deal with distortion in welding
  • Determine the structural integrity of welded joints
  • Understand and classify principles of fabrication and welding
  • Understand and classify principles of arc welding
  • Understand effects of thermal energy and metallurgy in welding
  • Understand metal forming and shearing techniques
  • Understand and apply different methods of finishing fabricated components
Where this will lead

Fabrication and Welding Level 3 will enable you to develop your welding career and take on jobs that require specialist welding skills.

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