Nitec in Welding
 

                                                                                  
                                                 
Course Overview  |  Entry Requirements  |  Duration and Venue  |  Progression Opportunities  |  Career Prospects 

 


 

Course Overview


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.

Acquire knowledge and skills which are highly relevant to the industry

  • Perform oxy-fuel gas-cutting on ferrous metal plates and pipes.
  • Perform shielded metal arc welding (SMAW) on ferrous metal plates and pipes.
  • Perform gas metal arc welding (GMAW) on ferrous and non-ferrous metal plates and pipes.
  • Perform flux-cored arc welding (FCAW) on ferrous and non-ferrous metal plates and pipes.
  • Perform gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) on ferrous and non-ferrous metal plates and pipes.
  • Perform submerged-arc welding (SAW) on ferrous metal plates and pipes.
  • Perform air carbon-arc gouging on ferrous metal plates.
  • Perform reclamation and hardfacing operations.
  • Perform quality checks on weld.

 

   


 

Entry Requirements


To apply for the Nitec in Welding course, you need to have:
 

Subject Grade
Completed GCE ‘N’ or ‘O’  level -


 

Duration and Venue


This is a two-year course and training is available at ITE Approved Training Centres.


 

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). For more details, please click here.

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.


 

Career Prospects


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 students to upgrade their technical skills and knowledge by taking up higher-level courses.


 

For more information


For general queries on the course, please email Abdul_Rahmat_Mordiffi@ite.edu.sg or call 6590 2433.



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