Welding Appreciation Course

Welding Appreciation

To give the delegate an appreciation of the various welding processes.

The course can be held at NETA or on sites where there are suitable facilities and equipment

There are no pre-requisites.

Course Duration
5 days.

Maximum Number
6 – 10 persons.

Training Aids
Lecture notes, audio-visual presentation and demonstrations.

Written test.

On successful completion of the course candidates will receive a NETA certificate. The certificate will be sent directly to the delegate or their sponsor company.

Additional Information
Meeting the needs and expectations of service users is of the highest priority to our staff. Therefore if you have any concerns or wish to make a comment about the service please contact: info@NETA.co.uk


On completion of the course delegates will be able to:

  • Describe terminology used in Welding
  • Explain and discuss:
    • Manual Metal Arc (M.M.A.)
    • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG)
    • Metal Inert Gas (MIG / MAG)
  • Explain and discuss the following methods of gas cutting and gouging:
    • Oxy/Gas cutting
  • Understand basic welding metallurgy and the classification of electrodes
  • Advise customers on non-consumable items used in welding, cutting and gouging e.g. ceramics and nozzles
  • 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.


Introduction to the Centre

  • Domestic and safety arrangements
  • Safety equipment and clothing

Statement of Course Objectives
Types of Welding and Cutting Processes and their Applications Including:

  • Manual Metal Arc (MMA)
  • Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG/TAG)
  • Metal Inert Gas (MIG/MAG)
  • Oxy/Gas Cutting

Basic Welding Metallurgy

Electrode Classification

Types of Non-Consumable Items such as Ceramics, Nozzles, etc. used in Welding, Cutting and Gouging

Welding Procedures and Welder Qualification to Different Codes

Welding Faults – Their Causes, Prevention and Rectification

Destructive and Non-Destructive Testing of Welds

Recapitulation and General Discussion

NB: Throughout the course there will be practical demonstrations and delegates will be encouraged to take part.