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Course Type

Day Courses

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Course Duration:

16 weeks

Recruitment Method:

Recruitment will be by Interview

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Course Times:

Monday to Thursday 8:30am to 3:45pm and Friday 8:30am to 12:45pm

Course Certification:

MIG/MAG Welding - EN9606-ICS10

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The Welding course has been designed to provide business with personnel who are skilled in welding.

This is an introductory welding course to give you the necessary skills and knowledge to seek employment as Welding Operatives. The aim 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.
Modules include:

  • Reading Basic Technical Drawings
  • Mounting Of Abrasive Wheels
  • Machine Tools (Welding)
  • Manual Metal Arc Welding
  • M.I.G. Welding
  • T.I.G. Welding
  • Oxy-Acetylene Cutting
  • Safepass

This is a full time  tutor led course where a combination of training methods is used to deliver this course.  These include instructions, presentations, demonstrations, supervised practice, practical work training, discussion groups, role plays, and giving and receiving feedback.  Participants are required to actively participate in the learning process and engage in course work outside of course hours.  They must complete a number of written exercises throughout the course and keep up-to-date records of their progress.  A number of methods are used to assess the participants’ progress and for certification purposes.  These include internal theory exams, practical exams, learner records and skills demonstrations.

Junior Certificate standard or its equivalent.  Good spatial aptitude.  Good eye/hand co-ordination.  Good manual dexterity.

Graduates from this course will typically seek entry level or apprenticeship positions with mechanical engineering, metal fabrication, construction engineering and manufacturing companies.


    Bus: 18, 25, 26, 40, 66a, 67, 76a, and 79 bus routes
    Luas Red Line: 25 minute walk from Kylemore stop or 5 minute bus ride on Number 18.


    Ballyfermot Training Centre
    Chapelizod Hill Road
    Dublin 20
    Tel: 01 605 5900
    Email: barecruitment@btc.cdetb.ie

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