This two day course will involve learning how to safely set up and use Mig, Arc and spot welding equipment and their associated tools. It will also develop knowledge of various welding techniques, Personal protective equipment requirements and specific educational Health & Safety regulations.

This course is ideal for teachers and technicians with no prior experience of welding.

Each participant will spend 2 full days in our workshop using the welding equipment to complete a range of basic welding tasks. Using various welding techniques and joining methods. Practical work will be supported by demonstrations and one to one tutoring.

Delegates from LA schools can apply for an Enthuse Bursary made possible through the National STEM Learning Centre to help cover the cost of the course.
All meals and overnight accommodation are include in the course fee.


  • 20-21 May 2021 (closing date – 30 April 2021)

Applying for this course is no longer possible as the closing date has passed.

Please email us at if you would still like to register your interest.

Course Leader

Duncan Lamb
01383 626070




ENTHUSE funding of £320.

All meals and overnight accommodation are include in the course fee.

The course will be held at SSERC in Dunfermline. Our SSERC buildings are at 2 Pitreavie Court, Dunfermline, KY11 8UU. SSERC is a short (5-10 minutes) walk from Rosyth railway station and close to the end of the A823(M) spur off Junction 2 of the M90 motorway. Car journey times (approximately): Edinburgh – 30 min; Glasgow – 60 min; Aberdeen – 2.5 hours; Inverness – 3 hours.