Level 1 City & Guilds Award in Thermal Cutting Processes

This course will take you through the correct set up and shut down of the Oxy- Acetylene and Oxy-Propane mobile cutting equipment, the flame types produced and how to check your equipment is in good working order.  You will learn how to cut sheet and plate material and gain an understanding as to which gas cutting nozzles would be used based on the material thickness. You will also learn how gouging can be used to prepare material and help increase the speed on repairs to welds.

You will undertake a series of tasks involving profiling of materials in both Oxy-Acetylene, Oxy-Propane and Plasma Arc cutting.

Level 1 City & Guilds Award in Thermal Cutting Processes
LevelLevel 1
DurationWe can tailor this course to suit your needs.
CampusColchester Campus
Start DateVarious start dates throughout the year. Please contact us for dates.
PricePlease contact us for prices.


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