Modern Welding Techniques

This course is designed to introduce and develop your knowledge and skills in a range of modern welding techniques. You will develop your skills under the expert instruction of our workshop staff who will guide you through completion of various welding activities.


Academic Year: 2023/24
Course Code: 10564
Campus: Bangor, Lisburn
Study Type: Part-Time
Education Level Further Education
Department: Manufacturing & General Engineering

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Course Overview

This course is designed to introduce and develop your knowledge and skills in a range of modern welding techniques. You will develop your skills under the expert instruction of our workshop staff who will guide you through completion of various welding activities.  Processes covered can include:

  • Oxy/Acc - welding and brazing of light gauge material such as steel and aluminium
  • Electric Arc (Stick) - welding of Heavy Steels and Cast Iron materials
  • MIG - welding of light and heavy gauge materials (steel and aluminium) using automatic filler wire feed
  • TIG – when competent in other welding processes
Assessment is by practical tasks completed throughout the course.

Modules include:

  • Oxy/Acc - welding and brazing of light gauge material such as steel and aluminium
  • Electric Arc (Stick) - welding of Heavy Steels and Cast Iron materials
  • MIG - welding of light and heavy gauge materials (steel and aluminium) using automatic filler wire feed
  • TIG – when competent in other welding processes

You are looking for an introduction to a range of welding processes and an opportunity to develop your knowledge and skills in their use in a relaxed atmosphere.

In this course you will be introduced to a range of welding processes, their selection, preparation and use. You will also gain an appreciation of the quality of welds performed.

The opportunity to get hands on with a range of welding processes under the tuition and guidance of expert lecturers. Many learners enjoy the social aspect of this course, meeting with like minded individuals interested in learning about welding processes.

Successful completion of the course will enable you to progress to a course in specialist welding technique e.g. City & Guild’s Level 1 in MIG or TIG.

There are no formal entry requirements.

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