An Introduction to Welding Safety

Producer: Virtual College Ltd

Duration: 3 hours.
This product is an online product and is a single-user, 1-year licence.
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CPD Certified - on average contributes 2 hours towards your CPD

The aim of this short module on Welding Safety is to raise understanding and awareness of the safety issues associated with welding.

Welding Safety is structured into a number of learning activities which are supported by graphics, animations and a challenge.

Welding Safety is designed to be a pre-requisite for anyone starting a course on welding. By completing this short module and passing the associated online assessment, prospective students have shown they are aware of the key safety issues relating to a potentially dangerous activity.

This product allows the student to print a certificate from the course on sucessful completion.

The recommended settings to run this course are:

- Minimum Internet Explorer 6/Netscape Navigator 7
- Flash enabled – Minimum V6
- Popup windows enabled
- Minimum Windows 2000 Operating System
- Authorware may also need to be installed for some courses


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This course covers the following topics:

- Welcome and Learning Outcomes
- Welding Safety
- Summary


Upon completion of Welding Safety will be aware of a range of key issues, including:

- the four main types of welding
- appropriate protective equipment
- safety tips relating to the work area, equipment, fumes & ventilation and confined spaces
- First Aid

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