This one-day course will introduce you to the fundamentals of metalwork and welding using MMA and MIG welding. These Welding methods are some of the oldest and most accessible forms of welding metal. The day includes welding tuition and practice, material preparation, cutting and metal finishing techniques. All fundamental skills for fabricating objects in metal. Over the day; you will receive 1-2-1 tuition in stick and mig welding, learn about preparing material using an angle grinder and about the safe use of workshop machinery for cutting. You will then use these skills to construct a Plant Stand and weld it together. This course is perfect for beginners or anyone keen learn about basic of MMA & MIG welding, Fabrication or DIY learners looking to weld their own furniture. The day will be led by Richard Evans, an experienced metal fabricator and designer. All materials required for this course are included in the price. Level: No Experience Needed What you'll make: A Plant Stand. Skills you'll learn: MMA Welding of mild steel, Sawing metal, material preparation and general fabrication & finishing techniques. Course Length: 1x Day 10:00 am - 5:00pm Tickets: £120.00 per person

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Welding Equipment and PPE Material Tea & Coffee Please bring lunch The Weld Space is located within Alma Yard is one of the newest attractions in Plymouth and has amazing facilities to host groups or individuals. When you take part in a welding lesson we are able to provide basic kitchen and restroom facilities so you will be well looked after throughout the day. Alma Yard is a revitalised rope factory, comprising of a series of buildings dating back to the mid 19th century and home to a community of creatives drawn to Plymouth’s burgeoning arts scene. Located on an iconic coastal rise, the site’s period features such as an original car lift are illuminated by streams of natural light and lofty spaces. These unique facets enrich the studios and workspaces, becoming the backdrop to this new and inspiring Eat Work Art location. Alma Yard is a thriving hub of creativity and community.


7 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



The Weld Space

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The Weld Space delivers short courses in plymouth alongside an evening class programme that specialises in welding lessons. Our welding courses are one of the great things to do in Plymouth and a great activity for adults, as a Gift Experience or Business away day. Our welding classes are for beginners and allow you to learn something new, develop skills and have fun in a creative and safe way. We aim to provide a high quality creative experience. Taking part in our courses will give you a chance to design and make a product or object from Metal.

Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Hearing impaired
  • Engagement, birthdays & anniversaries
  • Stag dos
  • Corporate days out & team building
  • Christmas
  • Hen dos
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Easter
  • Father's Day
  • Public transport
  • UK Holiday
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