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An Introduction to MIG and MAG Welding

Technical Groups 08 June 2023

Welding and Joining Processes Technical Group: Back-to-Basics Webinar: An Introduction to MIG/MAG Welding

Providing an introduction to MIG/MAG welding, attendees of this webinar will learn about the:

  • advantages and disadvantages of the process
  • power sources and their current/voltage characteristic
    ancillary equipment such as torches, wire feeders and umbilicals
  • modes of metal transfer and welding consumables
  • finishing with a brief look at some aspects of health and safety.

This webinar is aimed at:

This webinar is aimed at engineers, technicians, welders and apprentices entering the welding profession or those with little or no knowledge of the process and would like to know more.


Professional Members of The Welding Institute: £25 + VAT (£30)
Industrial Members of TWI: £25 + VAT (£30)
Non-members: £95 + VAT (£114)
Retired Members: £25 + VAT (£30)
Students: £25 + VAT (£30)
TWI Training Customers: £75 + VAT (£90)
TWI Training School Customers with professional membership: Free. Please contact us with your Training Customer ID Number

TWI Staff - please contact Hafiza Rahman if you wish to register.

Please note that payment must be made before the event in order to receive the joining instructions for the event.


If you can't join us on the day, you can still access the recording of the webinar and the presentations by registering ahead of the event.*

*presentation dissemination is dependent on presenter consent.


Registering on this Technical Group webinar as a non-member or a TWI Training Customer without Professional Membership gives you full Associate Membership (AWeldI) for one year. To activate your membership, just complete the highlighted fields on the event registration form.

You will also benefit from:

  • Discounted registration fees for Technical Group events (£25 + VAT)
  • Free attendance at Branch events
  • Access to our knowledge database including our library and information services.


  • Information transfer from experts
  • Discussion, questions and answers on the specific topics
  • A broader understanding of the extent of standards in the industry
  • Attendance of this event qualifies for CPD


The Welding Institute awards points towards CPD for delegates attending this webinar. Every hour attendance of an event will earn 2 points towards your continuing professional development.

Please contact if you require a certificate of attendance towards your continuing professional development.


Eur Ing Eugene Mathers CEng, MSc, Dip IIM, FWeldI, EWE, IWE - Welding Engineering Consultant

Eur Ing Eugene Mathers CEng, MSc, Dip IIM, FWeldI, EWE, IWE

Welding Engineering Consultant

Gene has over 40 years industrial experience working in pipeline, power generation, heavy engineering, nuclear and the pressure vessel fabrication industries.

He has worked for Aiton & Co Ltd,  English Electric, Rolls Royce and Associates and British Gas before joining NEI-International Combustion Ltd as the company’s Welding and Metallurgy Manager and latterly Quality Manager for some 10 years. He joined TWI Ltd in 1991 as Manager, School of Welding Technology before moving into the role of Principal Consultant in the Manufacturing Services Group. Since retiring he has provided a welding engineering consultancy service as a private consultant.

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