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The welding courses on this page have been attended by forum members (see the College Welding Courses thread on the forum). To find out what they thought of the courses type the college name into the forum search. See also experiences of Attending a college welding course.

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South West England

City College, Plymouth Various part time courses. Search welding in their course search.

Bridgewater College Various part time welding courses - see their course search

City of Bristol College Various welding courses from beginner to advanced level.

Hantsweld Basic Welding Courses Beginner one or two day courses in MIG, TIG and MMA. See details on the forum or contact via

Royal Agricultural College (the Rural Skills Centre) Welding courses available via group bookings.

Kingston Maurward College Offer a practical welding course in MIG, MMA and gas.

Poole College G&G courses in welding.

West Sussex - Chichester College A range of welding courses including OCN MIG level 1 & 2, TIG and MMA. The courses start in September, January and April and last for 10 weeks. 2010 price is £402.

Exeter College Various full and part time welding courses.

London & South East England

East Berkshire Collage, Langley, Slough Two levels of welding and fabrication. Courses one evening per week over a year. See their welding courses

Croyden College Summit Skills Certificate of Welding Competency Oxy-Acetylene or Manual Metal-Arc - see the course page

Central Sussex College (inc Crawley College) Part time courses include introductory welding, and welding and fabrication Search welding in their course search

Waltham Forest College (North East London) Basic welding courses

College of Northwest London A number of introductory welding courses. Try their course search

Farnborough College of Technology Various part time welding courses aimed at a range of levels. See their course search

Brooklands College A variety of welding courses including basic training.

Canterbury College Various welding and fabrication courses. Use their course search.

East of England

Cambridge Regional College Various welding courses including introductory courses. Try searching welding using their course search (tick either part time or full time)

South Essex College Level 2 and 3 welding courses:

Writtle College, Chelmsford Courses include welding for beginners - see the course search

Lowestoft College Various levels of welding and fabrication practice - see the course search

Great Yarmouth College Various full and part time welding courses

Easton College, Norwich Short course in welding - see the course description

Colchester institute Full time and part time welding courses - see the course search

Huntingdonshire Regional College Basic welding course - search for welding in their course search

Lincoln College Various welding and motor vehicle restoration courses. See the course search

East Midlands

West Nottinghamshire College Used to run a welding course - might be worth a phone call.

Northampton College Various part time welding courses

North Warwickshire and Hinckley College Evening course in car bodywork and paint.

Brooksby Melton College - Melton Mowbray Evening classes in basic welding run only once or twice a year, 10 week course, 3hrs one evening a week.

West Midlands

Burton College Courses in MIG, MMA and TIG - see the course search.

Sutton Coldfield Collage Three welding courses. Try here or click on adult learners then courses then welding.

Yorkshire & Humber

Huddersfield Technical College Various welding courses from beginner level. See the course search

Leeds College of Technology Various part and full time welding courses. Type welding into their course search

North West England

Reaseheath College, Nantwich Courses to cover everything from basic to intermediate level. See Engineering in the part time section.

West Cheshire college Part time courses in welding. Type welding in their course search.

Telford College of Arts and Technology A choice of part time courses

Preston College A choice of welding and car panel repair courses, part or full time.

Myerscough College Several welding and welding related courses

North East England

Gateshead College City & Guilds 3267 Welding level 1/2 Runs on a Mon. or Wed. evening at one of the college's skills academies on Team Valley trading estate (postcode: NE11 0SU; tel. 0191 490 2430). See

Middlesbrough College Evening classes in welding


Merthyr College A very comprehensive course which lasts 12 months level 1, second year for level 2 and so on. You can choose 3 of the 4 (Mig, Tig, Arc and gas) They also show you how cut with gas and plasma but its not part of the course.


Edinburgh College - Midlothian Campus NC in Fabrication and Welding Engineering. Full time and part time courses.

Edinburgh College - Sighthill Campus Formerly Stevenson College. A 10 week basic welding course. See a write up on the forum.

Other places to look

Welders warehouse offer a pdf with many more welding course providers than are listed on this page. Course finder websites include Hot Courses and Floodlights.