Welding for Beginners

Course Points
Certificate of Attendance
Course Duration
10 Weeks
Course Level
Level N/A
Course Places
12 Places
Course Start Date
Monday 1st October 2018 at 7.00pm

Course Summary

This beginners 10-week Welding Course course is designed to kickstart your welding career, providing you with the welding techniques and confidence required to pursue a career in the welding industry.

Important notice about this course

Now enrolling for Autumn 2018

This course introduces different welding techniques used in industry.

Students will have the opportunity to develop their knowledge and learn the basics of welding as well as the opportunity to specialise in the area of welding that is of particular interest to them. See course content for list of topics covered. 

Students will cover the following topics:

  • Safety and Basic welding techniques
  • Blow back arrestors
  • Arc welding
  • Regulator settings and gas bottle construction
  • Calibration
  • TIG welding
  • Electrode choice
  • MIG welding
  • Welding in horizontal and vertical positions
  • Shield gas choice
  • Oxy-acetylene welding and brazing
  • Wire size
  • Blowtorch set-up and nozzle choice for different applications
  • Equipment set-up
  • Safety features in welding equipment
  • Welding techniques for steel and aluminum

One class of two hours per week for 10 weeks running Mondays - 7.00pm - 9.00pm.

There are no formal entry requirements

The course is suitable for a wide range of students and craft persons, for example: the self-employed, farmers and young people who are new entrants to the industry.

Course ID E06
Level N/A
Duration 10 Weeks
Credits Certificate of Attendance
Places 12
School School of Engineering
Department Built Environment
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Fees €295.00
Starting Date Monday 1st October 2018 at 7.00pm
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