MIG and TIG Introduction

MIG and TIG Introduction

This programme is perfect for hobbyists and people who are looking to learn and practice welding and cutting skills. Create personalised projects while getting the opportunity to use our facilities, all while refining welding skills.

What you will learn

Try welding. Suitable for hobbyists and people who want to learn and practise their welding and cutting technique. You’ll have the opportunity to bring your own projects from home.

  • 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

More detail about this programme

Entry requirements

Open entry.

Course-related costs

You'll need the following items for the workshop

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

Offering institute

This qualification is offered by WelTec. 

On 1 September 2022, the operations of WelTec transferred to the Whitireia and WelTec business division of Te Pūkenga - New Zealand Institute of Skills and Technology (Te Pūkenga). As part of this, all existing WelTec programmes transferred to Te Pūkenga.  

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