Otago Polytechnic

Introduction to TIG welding



Five weeks (Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6.00pm-8.00pm)

On campus

10 August 2020 (Mondays & Wednesdays)
  • Location
    Study breaks
  • Dunedin
    1 January 2021

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.


  • Highly-skilled welding process
  • Can weld stainless steel, aluminum, mild steel to high standards
  • Best suited to fine work (e.g. hand rails where precision and attention to detail are important)
  • Highly paid job if you become competent.

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.



Please note: This course is run subject to sufficient numbers.

Please contact us for more information about this course, email ecladmin@op.ac.nz 

For more information

Please email EngTrades@op.ac.nz or phone 0800 762 786 for more information.

To enrol

Please apply online by clicking the blue apply tab at the top of this page and then filling in the online application form. Alternatively, you can complete the short course enrolment form and return it to our Dunedin campus.


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.

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