Aluminothermic Welding Training

Renown Rail Welding provide a number of different courses that cover all areas of rail welding. Approved by Network Rail, Renown deliver accredited courses in welding to provide you with the necessary skills to become re-certified or to start your career in rail welding. Please take a look below at the courses Renown Rail Welding can offer.

Aluminothermic Rail Welding Courses

Thermit

Sentinal Code Description Duration Comments
TW ASST, RT ASST Assistant Welder – how to assist a welder in the production to a required standard in both or either processes. 10 Days 15 days if both processes (Thermit and Railtech).
TW1 SKV-E & F
TW2 SKV-E & F
TW3 SKV-L80
Rail profiles and grades – new and similar worn rail – oxy/propane and acetylene preheating.
Rail profiles and grades – new/similar and dissimilar worn rail – oxy/propane and acetylene preheating.
Wide gap process – all rail profiles/grades and wear combinations- oxy/propane and acetylene preheating.
20 Days TW1 to TW3 is ran as one course.
TW4 SKV-L80 Composite wide gap process – all rail profiles/grades and wear combinations- oxy/propane and acetylene preheating. 3 Days
TW5a special process Slab track. 3 Days
TW5c special process Head repair. 3 Days
TW1 to TW5 Two yearly re-certification. 2 Days 2 days if one man, if more than one 3days.
Railtech RT3 to Thermit Conversion course. 10 Days
RT1 PLA
RT2 PLA
RT3 PLA
Felt mould system, rail grades, wear combinations- oxy/propane and acetylene preheating.
Felt and sand mould system rail grades, wear combinations- oxy/propane and acetylene preheating.
Felt and sand mould system gap 68 wide gap weld rail grades, wear combinations – oxy/propane and acetylene preheating.
20 Days RT1 to RT3 is ran as one course.
RT4 Sand mould system wide gap composite process- oxy/propane and acetylene preheating. 3 Days
RT5 Head wash process. 3 Days
RT1 to RT5 Two yearly re-certification. 2 days 2 days if one man, if more than one 3days.
Thermit TW3 to RT3 Conversion course. 10 days

Associated Plant and Equipment

The below is all covered within the welding courses above.  Small plant can be arranged as standalone event, please contact us for more information.

-Plain line grinders

-Weld trimmers

-Angle grinders

-Generators

-Disc cutter

-Needle gun

-Stressing equipment

-Alignment aids (wedges, copper plates, alignment beams, A frames and rail setter)

Ancillary Processes

Oxy-fuel gas scrap burning of rails – Duration: 4 days.

Contact Renown for Rail Welding Training

Please note that training courses are arranged when there is sufficient delegates requiring a specific course.  If you are near your expiry date and need re-certifying, we would request you make contact with us as soon as possible so we can ensure you are re-certified in good time. Please contact us for prices and information by simply filling in your details below and we will respond as soon as possible. Alternatively, call Renown Rail Welding direct on 01785 764 484.

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