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Tungsten Inert Gas Welding Skills – Introduction

Level 1

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Key Info

Learning Area   Engineering
Delivery Mode   Part-time
Duration   10 weeks (Saturdays 9am – 12 noon)
Course Code   12522-STA-22


Dates & Locations

Course Type   Adult
Location   Cornwall College St Austell
Start Date   24/09/2022
Fees   Tuition Fees: £350.00

Introductory welding skills in TIG. This qualification will teach you the fundamental underpinning knowledge, relevant to your chosen welding process including, safety, use of equipment and choice on consumables. Your will learn how to set the welding parameters and electrical conditions, relevant to the welding process required and material to be joined. Furthermore you will develop the practical skills required to safely produce five practical welding tests in the flat horizontal/vertical positions.

  What You Will Learn

You will produce welds and visually assess that they meet the requirements of the weld procedure specification (WPS). Upon completion of the knowledge section and welded joints, training and continue towards BS4872 coded welding.

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# welding # TIG # BS4872

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