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Course Duration

21 hours

Type of course

Short Courses

Campus where course is offered

ITE College Central

Welding is a skill needed in many industries including the  aerospace and maritime industries. Learn to join sheet metal and rebuild metal using the TIG welding process, and acquire the technique of identifying common welding defects and how to avoid them.

Fee for this course can be paid using SkillsFuture Credits. Visit for more information.

SkillsFuture Course Reference Number: TGS-2019500038 

What you'll learn

  • Safety precautions and procedures for performing welding in a hangar and aircraft maintenance workshop
  • Safety precautions when performing TIG welding
  • Hazards associated with TIG welding
  • The TIG welding process
  • Equipment used in TIG welding
  • Types of welding electrodes and shielding gas
  • Limitation of TIG welding
  • Identify welding defects and methods to avoid them
  • Welding in flat, horizontal and vertical position and methods to overcome challenges
  • Rebuild metal on plate
  • Selecting appropriate equipment and accessories
  • Pre-welding checks and procedures

Note: For safety reasons, participants are required to put on long trousers and covered shoes during training