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28 hours


Are you interested in learning basic welding techniques for your DIY home projects, an introduction to further studies or new employment opportunities?

Learn the basic principles in welding processes including using gas (Mig) and manual metal arc (Stick) welding, tungsten inert gas welding (Tig) and some basic oxy cutting techniques.

Short course dates and times: 
2 April – 21 May 2018 5.30–9.30pm Monday evening classes
28 May – 16 July 2018 5.30–9.30pm Monday evening classes
23 July – 3 September 2018 5.30–9.30pm Monday evening classes
10 September – 22 October 2018 5.30–9.30pm Monday evening classes
29 October – 17 December 2018 5.30–9.30pm Monday evening classes

This course will be delivered through a combination of a classroom theory and practical activities in our well-equipped welding workshop.

You will cover the basics in welding in three processes commonly used in industry.

It is compulsory for all candidates to wear steel capped boots and cotton drill full sleeved overalls or similar long sleeve protective clothing.

Students will need to provide the following required Personal Protective Equipment (PPE):

  • welding gloves
  • safety glasses
  • welding face shield.

Learning outcomes

To provide the community with an introductory course in basic welding skills including basic oxy cutting.

Admission requirements

Meeting the minimum admission requirements does not guarantee you entry into this course.

Some courses receive more applications than the number of places available. In this situation we will also assess your education, work and other relevant experience.

Basic personal protective equipment (PPE) is required. Included in this should be a Welding shield, safety glasses, oxy goggles, grinding goggles and gauntlet gloves.

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