• Age group19+
  • Duration3 days
  • Awarding bodyECITB


This course is desgined to provide you with the basics of mechanical joint integrity.

Course Information

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For more information call Course Information on
01642 333333 or email courseinfo@mbro.ac.uk.

Modules offered may vary.

Modules include:

  • Producing Plate Work Components and Assemblies
  • Welding by MMA
  • MIG and TAG Process
  • Fabricating Steelwork Assemblies
  • Safe Working Practices and Communicating Technical Information
  • Hand Torque Bolted Connection Techniques
  • Hydraulically Tensioned Bolted Connections
  • Hydraulically Torque Connection Techniques

Various dates available throughout the year, please enquire for details.

Entry requirements

Ideally you should have mechanical or piping experience.

You will be assessed through summative written knowledge tests and practical exercises.

You can progress onto other competence and compliance based engineering courses.

 Each student after attending an approved training course and attaining the training certificate requires a period of workplace experience to practise new skills and knowledge.

This period allows for the consolidation of skills and knowledge against work based tasks.

£500, full cost.

Please note, this course is a full cost course and therefore there is no fee remission available to any student.

Please enquire by the clicking the ‘enquire now button’ at the top of this website page or contact Course Information on (01642) 333333 or e-mail CourseInformation@mbro.ac.uk.

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Additional Information

Learning Support

We understand that students may require a little extra help during their studies, which is why our learning support team are on hand to help learners with a learning difficulty or support need achieve their full potential.

Financial Support

Whatever your age or level of study, we offer a comprehensive financial support service and bursary scheme to help you through your time at Middlesbrough College. From childcare assistance to travel packages, we pride ourselves on giving expert advice and support.

Travel Information

We are situated in a fantastic location, just a stone’s throw from Middlesbrough town centre. As well as being a matter of minutes from both the train and bus stations, eligible students can also benefit from free travel.


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