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WELDING: This course has been designed to provide business with personnel who are skilled in welding.
The aim of the course is to provide the trainees with the skills and related knowledge in reading of drawings, manual metal arc welding, M.I.G. welding and T.I.G. welding and to develop their attitudes, personal effectiveness and job seeking skills to enable them to obtain employment as welders.


Education: Junior Certificate standard or its equivalent. Aptitude: Good spatial aptitude Good eye/hand co-ordination Good manual dexterity. Previous Experience: N/A


Title Award Awarding Body
Machine Tools (Welding)
Career Planning And Job Seeking Skills
T.I.G. Welding (TIG) Stainless Steel Weld (EN287-1 SS01) Approved EN Certifying Body
T.I.G. Welding (TIG) Aluminium Weld (EN287-1 AL01) Approved EN Certifying Body
Reading Basic Technical Drawings
Manual Metal Arc Welding MMA Fillet Weld (EN9606-1CS01) Approved EN Certifying Body
M.I.G. Welding MIG/MAG Weld (EN9606-1CS10) Approved EN Certifying Body
Oxy-Acetylene Cutting



Read and interpret basic technical drawing.
Select and mount Abrasive Wheels safely in accordance with current and relevant safety legislation and guidance documentation HSG 17
Weld mild steel plate and pipe, w
eld arc fillet welds in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions to complete ‘lapp fillet’, ‘tee fillet’ and ‘butt’ joints
Weld mild steel lap joints, tee joints and outside corner joints in the 2F and 3F position.
Weld mild steel, stainless steel and aluminium plate in horizontal, vertical and overhead positions to complete ‘lapp fillet’ and ‘tee fillet’ joints.
To provide trainees with the skill and knowledge which will enable them to use oxy-acetylene cutting equipment to cut mild steel plate of various thickness.
Work on construction sites without being a risk to themselves or to others. Note: As an 8 hour duration within one day, is a mandatory requirement to complete this Safepass module, it is important that the training centres extend their day to 8 hours in order to accommodate this requirement.



  • Address Waterford Training Centre Industrial Estate Cork Road Waterford X91 PX02
  • Phone 051-301500 - 051-301555
  • Emailrecruit@wwetb.ie
  • Websitewww.fetchcourses.ie
  • Category Mechanical, Manufacturing Engineering, Welding
  • Location Waterford City

Course Information

Course Information
  • Course Length Full time- 21 Weeks
  • Start date 15/01/18


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  • By Antonia Splini
  • Email: antoniasplini@wwetb.ie

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