MIG and TIG Welding Introduction

Try welding. Suitable for hobbyists and people who want to learn and practise their welding and cutting technique. You'll have the opportunity to work on your own projects.

What you will learn

  • Safety in the welding industry
  • Setting up welding equipment
  • TIG welding techniques for low carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminium
  • MIG welding techniques for low carbon steel and aluminium
  • Learn to recognise and repair the most common welding faults
  • Gain basic distortion control techniques
  • Manual thermal cutting
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You'll need the following items for the workshop:

  • Overalls or dustcoat
  • Steel-capped safety shoes or boots
  • Safety glasses

Students that display an advanced level of skill and have potential to pass the Welding AS/NZS 2980; 2007 Certification exams will get the opportunity to sit these exams. Additional costs apply.

This qualification is the Certificate of Achievement in MIG and TIG Welding.

Note: This programme is not approved for student loans.

You can get support from anywhere on campus. Or you can phone or contact us online.
Mervyn
Mervyn, Learning Advisor

Upcoming start dates

  • 4 April 2017

For open days, enrolment deadlines and other important dates check our calendar.

Entry criteria

Under 20

Open entry.

What it will cost

Local

International

This programme is not available to international students.

Where will my course be?

The Petone campus is at 21 Kensington Avenue, Petone.

Read more about our Petone campus.

Ready to enrol?

Local

Applying online is easy and takes only about 10 minutes.

You will need a few details:

  1. An email address you check regularly.

  2. The phone number of someone willing to be your emergency contact.

  3. Your date of residency if you are a permanent resident in NZ.

If you have your NZQA National Student Number and/or a WelTec Student ID it will help us process your application faster.

International

Contact our international team to check the suitability of this course for international students.


Offered by:
School of Engineering
Offered by:
Te Kāhui Pūkenga o ngā Pūkaha
Formal programme title:
MIG and TIG Welding Introduction
Programme code:
HV4581
You can get support from anywhere on campus. Or you can phone or contact us online.
Mervyn
Mervyn, Learning Advisor