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TIG Welding (Advanced) — Part-time

Course outline

This course is perfect if you already have some welding experience and would like to take it further.

Maybe you have a MIG or Stick welder at home and have had some fun using it, you’ve had some welding experience on MIG or Stick and have always wanted to have a go at TIG.

Many people who have some welding exposure have seen the colourful rainbow of a TIG weld and been enticed. The neat ripples often lure people into what is considered by many the pinnacle of the welding methods and this course will use those key skills found on other welding methods and help you apply them to TIG. The course will allow you to understand the key differences and applications of the welding methods and how to use them safely in different environments.

We will guide you through TIG welding skills and machine use. Provide skills to help you identify and critique weld defects and how to overcome them. Provide knowledge on TIG specific considerations for weld preparation and set up.

There will also be some metal finishing skills taught on this course to allow you to complete the final assessed piece. This also serves as a piece to take away at the end of the course as a memento of your achievement.

You will learn:

  • Health and Safety practices and information
  • TIG welding practical skills and techniques. Welding on a variety of different material forms
  • TIG welding plant knowledge and implementation
  • TIG weld testing
  • Weld critique skills and diagnosis
  • Metal finishing skills

You can expect:

  • Friendly industry experienced tutors
  • Safe and open environment to learn
  • Well stocked and equipped welding and fabrication workshop
  • Course workbooks, handouts and information
  • A finished piece to take home and show your skills

How to enrol onto this course

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Location Date / time Fees / reductions
Jesse Boot Avenue
Science Park
University Boulevard

Start: Thursday 6th October 2022

End: Thursday 15th December 2022

Time: 5:30pm - 8:00pm

Tuition fees may be waived if you are in receipt of certain benefits or have a low income. Please see our Adult and Community Learning Courses page to see if you can claim a fee reduction.

Tuition fee: £81.25

Course code: C036377 / Q036378


College Certificate

Level Other
Entry requirements

You must be aged 19+ and have either completed the intermediate MIG course or have proven MIG experience

Teaching & assessment
  • Assessed finished work piece
  • Tested weld
  • Short quiz
Additional information

You must provide your own PPE including steel toe capped boots.