Welding Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG)

About the Course

This 2 day introduction to the TIG process is aimed at those with previous welding experience, TIG is an expansion of that foundation knowledge. This course will incorporate the basic principles of this process working up to the more intricate aspects of the equipment controls and the electrical applications dependent on materials being welded. This course incorporates learning the techniques for the welding of Aluminium and Stainless Steels specifically by the TIG process. Topics covered will include:

  • Health and safety
  • Principles of the TIG welding process
  • Identification of controls and settings
  • AC/DC power supply and their application
  • Electrode selection and treatment
  • Types of filler wire
  • Identification of shielding gases
  • Joint designs application and preparation
  • Weld fault investigation and rectification
A Writtle University College Certificate of Attendance will be issued on completion of the course.

Entry Requirements

Those without previous welding knowledge may not benefit from this course as the time/duration does not allow us to incorporate some of the foundation knowledge. As a minimum candidates should have previously attended our Welding for Beginners course.

Candidates are required to bring their own PPE. We are governed by Health and Safety Executive (HSE) regulations therefore you will not be allowed to start the course without wearing non-nylon flame retardant coveralls and safety boots with steel toe caps.

By making a booking you are declaring yourself medically fit to participate in this course.

Useful Information

Free parking is available on campus; a permit will be issued and should be clearly displayed.

Tea and coffee making facilities are available, please bring a packed lunch and any other refreshments.

Instructor / Student Ratio 1:4

Course Dates

Monday 9 October 2023 - Tuesday 10 October 2023 (9:00am to 4:00pm)

£595 per person (4 places available)

For group bookings please contact Lorraine Cornwell 01245 424286