Welding Safety

Training Program

Training Program

About the course

The Welding Safety training course helps an organisation implement effective, safe work practices to protect its employees from welding hazards. The course makes the participants aware of inspecting welding equipment and ensuring workers know safety precautions before performing welding activities to minimize the risk of health and safety injuries. The welding process is associated with several hazards to health and safety. Welding safety training helps organizations prevent significant accidents, achieve their obligations, and fulfill legal requirements and Operational Control requirements of ISO 45001:2018.

Your benefits

Upon completion of the training program, participants will understand:

  • the dangers and harmful situations
  • hazards and OHS risk related welding process
  • safe operation practices
  • safe welding rules

Course content / outline

  • Introduction to welding safety
  • Key Terms and Definitions
  • Types of welding
  • PPE requirements for welders and non-welders
  • Categories of combustible materials
  • Types of hazards
  • Prevention guidelines
  • Information about hot work permits
  • Risks including contact burns, radiation, and welding fumes
  • Operational control and practices
  • Welding Best Practices and Precautions
  • Backfire and Flashback
  • Ventilation Requirements in Confined Space
  • Hazard Communication
  • Medium and heavy cutting
  • Overhead operations
  • Knowledge checks to measure your understanding
  • Requirements for Emergency Management
  • Safety welding program
  • Supervisor and management responsibilities
  • Case studies
  • Practical Session
  • Q&A
  • Examination

Who should attend?

  • Employees related to welding operation
  • Maintenance Engineers
  • Contractors
  • Self-employed workers
  • Supervisors / Managers
  • Management professional and Consultants
  • Anyone interested in welding operation.

Training Duration

1 Day


  • Understanding of English (if language requirement is not addressed)
  • Understanding / Knowledge of welding operation in OHS

Exam Details (Duration, Pattern)

  • Duration: 60 minutes
  • Platform/Mode: Written or Online

Certification Validity

1 year from the date of training


Qualified participants will receive certificate on “Welding Safety”; others will receive certificate of participation.

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