Introduction to TIG Welding
During this training course, you will learn how to work safely, how to understand the principles of a TIG welder and how to weld different positions. You will also discover how to weld different materials.
About the course
Learn how to work safely, understand the principles of a TIG welder and how to weld different positions. You will also discover how to weld different materials.
About TIG welding:
- This highly-skilled welding process can weld stainless steel, aluminium, mild steel to high standards
- Best suited to fine work (e.g. handrails where precision and attention to detail are important)
- Highly-paid job if you become competent.
Please note: Due to health and safety requirements in this course, students must have a reasonable level of English language skills. This course is run subject to sufficient numbers.
This course will next begin on 7 August 2023.
It runs over five weeks on Mondays and Wednesday evenings (6pm-8pm).
This course is unfortunately not eligible for Fees Free or Studylink funding.
Classes are held in A block, Forth Street. Click here for a map.
All materials for the course are provided. All you need to bring is overalls, safety glasses and steel cap boots.
For more information
Please email EngTrades@op.ac.nz or phone 0800 762 786 for more information.
We are part of Te Pūkenga
When you apply to study with Otago Polytechnic, you will be enrolled with Te Pūkenga, the new national network of vocational and applied education in Aotearoa New Zealand. You will learn in the same way, in the same place, and with the same people, and you will graduate with a Te Pūkenga qualification.
While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative only. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.