Training Courses

Offering welding training on-site or at our MTI facility in Dudley, UK, MTI provide various levels of training, ranging from basic welding courses to more advanced machine controls.  Our courses ensure that you and your team will know everything there is to know about your machine and as MTI is a renowned innovator within the engineering field, our training courses contain the most up-to-date information, covering the latest in friction and resistance welding technology.


Friction Welding Training Courses include: 

●Process Improvements

●Machine Operator Training Courses

●Maintenance Training Courses

●Electronic Control Courses (Resistance)

●Rotary Friction Welding Basics

●Linear Friction Welding Basics

●Drill Pipe Machine Training

●Hydraulic Cylinder Rod Machine Training

●MTI Machine Diagnostics & Maintenance

●Advanced Machine Controls

●What’s New in Friction Welding (Seminar)

●Classroom facilities available


Also on offer are more in-depth welding courses through our resistance welding firm ProSpot. 


Resistance Welding Training Courses include:

Module 1.

A course specifically designed for production operators and line inspection personnel. This module includes resistance welding principles & methods (basic), operator health & safety, electrode dressing, changing & cooling. good workshop practices, TPM for weld station, jigs &

Fixtures, welding coated & high strength steels,BS.EN.ISO standards, Inspection & testing resistance welds. 

Ref: EN ISO 145541-1 & 2:2000 Para 6.2 (5-6 hrs) up to 8 people.

Module 2.

A course designed for Technicians, Engineers & Quality personnel, production supervision would also benefit. This module includes resistance welding, principles, methods (technical level), standards & quality control. Health & safety TPM & PPM are also included.

Coated & high strength steels, BS.EN.ISO standards, inspection and testing of resistance welds. Practical problems can be addressed whilst on site.

Ref: EN ISO 145541-1 & 2 Para 6.1 (7-8 hrs) up to 8 people.

Module 3.

A course designed for Technicians, Manufacturing, commissioning & prototype build engineers. This module covers resistance welding (as mod 2) at a technical level, machine set up and try out, standard & non-standard tooling. BS EN ISO standards. Equipment manufacturers & suppliers. Weld quality control, equipment maintenance, TPM/PPM, health & safety and product liability. This module does include some practical work.

Ref: EN ISO 145541-1 & 2 Para 6.1 (two days). Up to 6 people. Demonstration machine must be available.

Module 4.

A course designed for personnel responsible for setting up and monitoring resistance welding plant & equipment on robotic, multi-weld & manual operations on a daily basis.

Resistance welding and methods at a technical level, machine set up & try out, standard & nonstandard tooling, BS.EN.ISO standards, TPM/PPM, health & safety, quality control, product liability. This module has a high level of practical content.

Ref: EN ISO 145541-1 & 2 Para 6.3 (two days) up to 6 people, working in pairs, machine availability is critical.

Module 5.

Weld Engineering Consultancy. We are able to supply an engineer with a wealth of expertise in resistance welding processes within the automotive and sheet metal industries, who can give support for the following areas:- Manufacturing & Production Engineering, Quality & conformance engineering, Maintenance engineering.

Normative references:- EN ISO 14554-1:2001

Quality requirements for welding

Resistance welding of metallic materials

Part 1: Comprehensive quality requirements.

Part 2: Elementary quality requirements.


-All modules can be tailored to suit the client’s standards, processes  and procedures.

-Modules 2 to 4 include course notes.

-All modules require an overhead projector, screen (but can be supplied if required)


For further information on our resistance and friction welding training courses and pricing on any of the above courses please contact MTI today.


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