Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding - Introduction

Limerick Institute of Technology


Course Name Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding - Introduction
Course Provider Limerick Institute of Technology
Course Code 3801
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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1. Apply Online (Please see "Application Weblink below).

2. Email: Download and complete the Application Form from the course page and email to flexible@lit.ie

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Application Date Application Deadline: 20th September 2019.
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Duration 10 weeks, 2.5 hours per week. Wednesday, 7.00pm to 9.30pm.
Course Fee €575.
Entry Requirements

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

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Comment Qualification
A Certificate of Completion will be issued to eligible participants.
Course Content Aims
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, Plant settings, machine set up, welding of several joints using different materials.
Subjects Taught 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. General introduction into welding procedures & technology, setting up of welding equipment in terms of plant parameters and machine settings. Tig welding of light material using pulse mode. May or may not be introduced to pipe (depending on time & one’s ability).
Assessment Method Continuous assessment throughout the 10 weeks – no examination.
Further Enquiries For further information:
Dept of Flexible Learning
Tel: 061 293802
Email: Flexible@lit.ie

For academic queries:
Contact: Paul Hickey
Email: Paul.Hickey@lit.ie
Location LIT Moylish Campus, Limerick
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