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Course Duration

2 years

Type of course


Campus where course is offered


Course Certification


Welding in space was attempted in 1969. Today, advances in welding technology have made it essential in the construction of the International Space Station. Be part of its widespread use. 

Join this course and learn to prepare metal plate joints of different material for welding and weld pipes in all positions using various welding processes. 

Apply your knowledge and gain real-life (on-the-job) training at production facilities within shipyards. 


What you'll learn

  • Perform oxy-fuel gas-cutting
  • Perform air carbon-arc gouging 
  • Perform shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)  
  • Perform gas metal arc welding (GMAW)  
  • Perform flux-cored arc welding (FCAW)  
  • Perform gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)  
  • Perform submerged-arc welding (SAW)
  • Conduct weld quality checks

Entry Requirements

Completed GCE 'N' or GCE 'O' Level


Progression Opportunities

Nitec in Welding graduates with good results may apply for progression to the first year of a related diploma course at the Polytechnics.

Nitec in Welding graduates with a Grade Point Average (GPA) of 2.0 and above may apply for progression to related ITE Work-Study Diploma (previously known as Work-Learn Technical Diploma).

Nitec in Welding graduates with a GPA of 2.3 and above may also apply for progression to related Higher Nitec courses offered by ITE.

For general queries on the course, please email Mr Abdul Rahmat Bin Mordiffi at 

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Career Opportunities

Graduates from Nitec in Welding course can look forward to employment opportunities in the industry as Technical Associates.

There are excellent opportunities for career advancement to supervisory positions and beyond. This challenge is for trainees to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.