Introductory Welding for Five Weeks

Introductory Welding

This course is intended for absolute beginners or those who may have already done some basic welding, those who wish to learn basic Manual Metal Arc Welding (Arc), Gas Metal Arc Welding (Mig), and oxyacetylene welding.

Safety requirements, setting up equipment and basic welding on mild steel are also covered in the course. It is suitable for the home handy person, panel beater, mechanic, farmer or engineering welder re-skilling.

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Learning outcomes

  • Safely use ARC, MIG and gas welding/cutting equipment as appropriate to the student needs
  • Set up for welding
  • Produce a weld to a specific standard
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