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Intermediate Welding - TIG

Sullivan Ave

Extend your Tig welding skills for work or personal projects

Whether you’re currently working in a related trade, you’re a home handy person, or you simply wish to upskill or reskill, this course will develop and extend your capability in Gas Tungsten Arc (Tig ) welding to a level where you can undertake certification to AS/NZS2980:2018 if desired (note: this is not the certification itself).

Each of the seven evening sessions focuses on a range of welding exercises on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium, and includes safety requirements, setting up the equipment, practical welding exercises and weld testing.

To undertake this course, you must already have completed WELD201 Introduction to Welding and Thermal Cutting, or have some prior welding experience.

Estimated hours - 21

Learning outcomes

  • Demonstrate fillet welds and perform break over tests
  • Demonstrate butt welding of bevelled plates
  • Demonstrate destructive testing including bend tests, nick breaks and acid (etch) testing
  • Complete simulated AS/NZS2980:2018 test plates in the flat (down hand), and vertival and/or overhead positions if desired
Course Code WELD302
Level 3
Fees 2021 $405
International Fee $465

Please note: You will be charged an associated external fee (if applicable) plus a portion of the compulsory Student Services Levy that supports our services available to students. For full information on the compulsory Student Services Levy, visit fees and finance.

How to Apply

To apply for one of our short courses, fill in a paper copy of our application form, available here, then either drop it in to your nearest campus or mail it to us at Enrolment Centre, Ara Institute of Canterbury, PO Box 540, Christchurch Mail Centre

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Intermediate Welding - GTAW (Tig)
Start date: 13 October 2021

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