MMA & MIG Welding for Beginners

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name MMA & MIG Welding for Beginners
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 3701
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Certificate of Completion Limerick Institute of Technology None
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Limerick City
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Application Date Application Deadline: 20th September 2019.
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Duration 10 weeks, 2 hours per week. Tuesday, 7.00pm to 9.00pm.
Course Fee

Expand+€375. This course has been approved by Next Level Skillnet for a fees subsidy of up to 30% for students whose company is a member of the Next Level Skillnet Network. Please note that there are a limited number of subsidies
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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 also required to participate in this course for Health & Safety reasons.
Comment Award: A Certificate of Completion will be awarded to eligible participants.
Course Content Aims
Learners will be able to use an electric Arc welder and a MIG welder. Aims to give an 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.
Subjects Taught •Welding of mild steel plate – 2mm, 3mm, 6mm 8mm 10mm, Horizontal and Vertical joints with both the ARC and MIG to yield – Fillet, Butt, Corner & Lap joints. Electrode selection – 2.5mm,3.2mm,4.0mm

•General introduction into welding procedures & 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.
Further Enquiries Further Information
Contact: Department of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802

For academic queries
Contact: Paul Hickey
Location LIT Moylish
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