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Course Duration

99 hours

Type of course


Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central ITE College West

Course Certification

ITE Skills Certificate (ISC)
Learn skills and knowledge to weld ferrous metal plates, structures and pipes in flat, horizontal and vertical positions using the shielded metal arc welding process to form permanently assembled metal structures in accordance with internationally-accepted welding standards (ASME). Look out for the application start date for this course!

What you'll learn

  • Set-up welding equipment
  • Operate hand and power tools
  • Perform shielded metal arc welding on fillet and butt joints
  • Conduct visual check on welded joints
  • Perform simple overlaying and hard-surfacing operations

Entry Requirements

  • Completed primary education; or
  • Passed BEST Module 4 in English or Mathematics; or
  • Have minimum 1 year of relevant work experience; or
  • Workplace Literacy (WPL) Level 4 in Reading and Listening; or
  • Workplace Numeracy (WPN) Level 4 in Numeracy.

Progression Opportunities


Career Opportunities

Graduates who complete this course can work independently for construction, marine and manufacturing companies to carry out welding works using the shielded metal arc welding process.


For more details on application, click here.