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Welding for Beginners

Course Points
Certificate of Attendance
Course Duration
10 Weeks
Course Places
12 Places
Course Start Date
Monday 2nd October at 7.00pm | Wednesday 4th October at 7.00pm

Course Summary

This beginners 10-week welding 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


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  as follows:

Mondays - 7.00pm - 9.00pm - COURSE BOOKED OUT!

Wednesdays - 7.00pm - 9.00pm - COURSE BOOKED OUT!

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
Course Type Flexible & Professional
Study Mode Part-Time
Duration 10 Weeks
Fees €395.00
Starting Date Monday 2nd October at 7.00pm | Wednesday 4th October at 7.00pm
School School of Engineering
Department Built Environment
Credits Certificate of Attendance
Awarding Body Dundalk Institute of Technology
Delivery Method On Campus