Overview top

This course is excellent for anybody who was got previous welding experience and wants to further their career. This is a one-day course where the welding and testing will all be done on site at South Tyneside College.

Depending on the weld configuration, each test can cover a range of welding variables e.g material thickness and welding positions.

Entry Requirements top

The candidate should ideally have a City & Guilds 3268 Level 2 welding skills qual, or good welding experience.

Assessment top

Welds would be carried out with written instruction and the test weld would then be subject to inspection which will include visual and a bend or fracture test.

South Tyneside College are fully accredited as an approved TWI (The Welding Institute) training centre, this means that our lecturers can carry out the training and examination of all test pieces.

Professional Opportunities top

The progression from the BS4872 qualification can lead on to ASME IX / BSEN ISO 9606 weld test.