Welding - Basic Introduction to TIG Tungsten Inert Gas Welding - Limerick Campus

TUS - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Welding - Basic Introduction to TIG Tungsten Inert Gas Welding - Limerick Campus
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 113396 (Assigned by Qualifax. Not an official code)
Course Type Lifelong Learning
Award NameNFQ ClassificationAwarding BodyNFQ Level
Certificate of Completion Technological University of the Shannon None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment This programme may be offered again in the 2022-2023 academic year. This will be confirmed in early Summer 2022
Duration Delivery
10 weeks, 2.5 hours per week.

Wednesdays from 7.00pm to 9.30pm.
Course Fee €600
Entry Requirements

Expand+There are no educational entry requirements. Potential learners should be holders of National Craft Certificates or work in engineering trade background, e.g. Metal fabrication, fitting, toolmaking, etc.

Learners should be aware, however, that saf...

Course Content Upon completion of this programme, learners will be able to operate a TIG plant and its' parameters. It aims to give an introduction to the basics of TIG welding, welding procedures, tungsten selection, TIG settings, machine set up, welding of several joints using different materials.

A Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants.
Subjects Taught

Expand+What modules will I study?

Welding of mild steel plate, stainless steel plate, aluminium plate of varied thickness - 1.6mm, 2.0mm, 3.0mm to yield Fillet, Butt, Corner and Lap joints.

Tungsten selection 1.6mm, 2.4mm, thoriated or zircroniated.

Assessment Method Continuous assessment will take place throughout the 10 weeks. There will be no examination.
Location Limerick
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