Welding for Beginners - Manual Metal Arc MMA & Metal Inert Gas MIG - Limerick Campus

TUS - Limerick Campuses


Course Name Welding for Beginners - Manual Metal Arc MMA & Metal Inert Gas MIG - Limerick Campus
Course Provider TUS - Limerick Campuses
Alternative Provider(s) TUS - Technological University of the Shannon
Course Code 113397 (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 hours per week.
Tuesday evenings from 7.00pm to 9.00pm
Course Fee €400
Entry Requirements There are no educational entry requirements. Learners should be aware, however, that safety goggles/glasses, boots, gloves, welding shield (automatic type if one prefers) and overalls/workshop coat are required to participate in this programme. Please note that these items are not provided by LIT.

An adequate level of English is required to participate in this course for Health & Safety reasons.
Course Content Learners will be able to use an electric Arc welder and a MIG welder. Aims to give an introduction to the introduction to the basics of Arc & MIG welding, welding procedures, electrode selection, MIG settings/machine set up, welding of several joints in both the horizontal and vertical positions.

An LIT certificate of completion will be issued to eligible participants.
Subjects Taught What modules will I study?

Welding of mild steel plate - 3mm, 6mm, 8mm, 10mm, horizontal and vertical joints with both the Arc and MIG to yield - Fillet, Butt, Corner and Lap joints.

Welding of light box and angle iron electrode selection - 2.5mm, 3.2mm, 4.0mm.

General introduction into welding procedures and technology.

Setting up of welding equipment in terms of plant parameters and machine settings.
Assessment Method Continuous assessment will take place throughout the 10 weeks. There will be no examination.
Location Limerick
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