Welding - Manual Metal Arc & Oxy Acetylene Welding

Technological University Dublin - City Campus


Course Name Welding - Manual Metal Arc & Oxy Acetylene Welding
Course Provider Technological University Dublin - City Campus
Alternative Provider(s) TU Dublin - Technological University Dublin
Course Code DT039
Course Type Lifelong Learning
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Attendance Options Part time, Evening
Location (Districts) Dublin City Centre
Enrolment and Start Dates Comment Programme Start Date: TBA
Application Date Apply Now. Application Closing Date: TBA

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Department of Metal Fabrication & Welding, DIT Linenhall, Yarnhall Street, D1
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Duration 60 hours

Timetable Details: Monday and Tuesday Evenings 6pm to 9pm (2 nights per week for 10 weeks)
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Entry Requirements Employment in welding or an engineering or allied trade with an interest in learning the basic skills in arc and gas welding.
Comment Qualification Awarded: EN287/ASMEIX Coded Welder Certificate.
Course Content Description
To enable students to achieve EN287 standard on the MMA and Oxy-acetylene Welding programme.

Learning Outcome
Students will be able to carry our basic welding processes on low carbon flat plate or box section using manual metal arc and oxyacetylene welding.
Subjects Taught Introduction to welding, safety with regard to dress/behaviour in the workshop and on site, welding joints and positions, welding terminology, welding equipment and accessories, practical welding of the standard joints with the manual metal arc and oxy-acetylene processes. Visual and destructive testing relevant to the standards required.
Assessment Method EN287 / ASME IX Coded Welder Certificate conducted and supervised by an external awarding body on the last night of the programme.
Careers or Further Progression Career Opportunities
Welding positions in light fabrication, or sheet steel industries. Successful completion of EN287/ASMEIX Coded Welder Certificate enables the certificate holder to work unsupervised on site.
Further Enquiries T: (01) 402 3626
E: william.bergin@dit.ie (Head of Manufacturing Technology)
T: 01 402 3626
E: maeve.coyne@dit.ie
Location DIT Linenhall
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