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BS4872 MIG Compliant Welding

There are many different skills and techniques within the scope of hot working of metals in the broad skill field of welding. Each one of the many and varied welding techniques calls for some specialised skills and knowledge and this three-day practical, hands-on welding course at our Technology Hub in Aston, Birmingham is designed to give delegates the skills and knowledge they need to produce welded joints using MIG welding equipment.

Course dates

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Course content

During the course the delegates will cover the following subject areas.

  • Inspection procedure for equipment
  • Daily check list
  • Maintenance inspection procedure
  • Gas cylinder recognition and identification, if appropriate
  • Maintenance inspection procedure for pressure regulators, if appropriate
  • Set up of equipment and welding practice
  • Weld types – flat straight welds (left and right), fillets, butt welding and vertical welding


This course is suitable for maintenance engineers and technicians, and those who wish to use MIG welding equipment. It is also ideal for those who wish to update or refresh their current welding skill set.


Whilst there is no formal assessment on this course, delegates will need to demonstrate that they can operate MIG Welding equipment and produce satisfactory quality welds during the practical elements of the course. On successful completion of the course, delegates will receive a certificate of attendance. 

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Career progression:

This 3 day course has some short classroom sessions to present the underpinning theory of this subject area but is heavily focussed on the practical training in welding techniques.

By the end of the course, delegates will be able to safely set up MIG welding equipment and produce good quality welds, safely and in accordance with best practice. The content of this course may be used to support NVQ programmes.


Why Choose Make UK to Study?

Make UK Environmental, Health & Safety team are dedicated to improving EHS knowledge and performance in individuals and companies across the UK. Our courses are designed to equip you with the knowledge and skills to manage fire safety responsibilities effectively. Our trainers are professional consultants with industry recognised qualifications and practical experience.

Make UK is proudly a Gold Learning Partner of NEBOSH. In fact, we are 001, meaning we are pioneers in helping students achieve NEBOSH qualifications.

For your convenience, costs quoted are inclusive of tuition, course materials, assessment, and certificate, which is awarded for successful completion of the NEBOSH qualification.


Member pricing breakdown

*Member price = £870 + VAT - Member discount applies to Make UK Members, and subscribers to our EHS or HR & Legal support packages (discount applied upon booking)