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Oxy-acetylene Welding (Introduction)

Course Code: OXY

Level: 1
Subject area: Engineering, Automotive & Marine
Awarding body: City & Guilds
Qualification: Award, City & Guilds
Course type: Part-time
Time of Day: Evening
Duration: Five months
When you'll study: Tuesdays, 6.00pm - 9.00pm

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About the course

Are you looking for a welding course in Plymouth, Devon or the surrounding area? This level 1 City & Guilds Oxy-acetylene welding course at City College Plymouth is largely 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. This particular welding qualification focuses on Oxy-acetylene welding.

What you'll learn

The course involves mainly practical sessions which will give you the skills to tackle the five welding tests to the given standard. The element of theory involved will enable you to answer the verbal questions on welding health and safety and your chosen welding process.

Entry requirements

There are no specific entry requirements for this course.


Five practical skills tests and verbal questioning are used for the award of this certificate.

What's next?

On successful completion of the course you will be offered the opportunity to progress to the level 2 welding course.

Important information

“Fees quoted apply to courses starting in the academic year 2016/17 (August 2016 – July 2017). There may be a slight increase in fees for courses starting 2018/19.

If you are aged 16-18, due to Government funding, tuition fees may not be applicable for your course. (Please note: this does not apply to foundation degrees or access to higher education courses, and other courses not eligible for public funding.)”

Although we’re not yet able to confirm the start date for this course, applications are now welcome, just complete and return an application form.