Introduction to Tungsten Inert Gas Shielded Welding Gas (TIG)

Limited places available!

For further course information and to book a course please contact us:

Katie Fagan​
Technical Skills Sales Co‑ordinator

Mobile: 07702 880655

Email : kfagan@setatraining.com

Duration: 1 to 5 Day Course

Dates by Request

Cost: £195.00 + VAT per day

This course can also be delivered on company premises.

Location

SETA TRAINING CENTRE, CONFERENCE FACILITIES AND SKILLS ACADEMY

18 Hammond Avenue
South Reddish
Stockport,
SK4 1PQ

Introduction to Tungsten Inert Gas Shielded Welding Gas (TIG)

Objectives:

To provide delegates with the necessary skills, knowledge and safe working practices to be able to produce welded joints in a variety of    materials using the Tungsten Inert Gas Process.

Pre-course requirements:

Delegates do not necessarily need to have prior experience of the TIG process but should have an understanding of workplace health & safety.

Outcomes:

Successful completion of the course will result in the issue of a SETA  certificate of completion.

This training could also form the basis of an unit of PEO NVQ Level 2 Tungsten Inert Gas Shielded Welding.

For further course information, advice and guidance please contact the Business Development Team: 0161 480 9822 or email: dshannon@setatraining.com

Course Modules
  • Brief introduction to the Tungsten Arc Gas Shielded process of welding, applications and techniques
  • Personal Safety
  • Use of protective clothing appropriate to the process to be undertaken i.e. goggles, gloves, aprons etc.
  • Isolation procedures for electrical systems
  • Remedial action in the event of burns
  • Routine inspection of electrical cables and fittings
  • Action in the event of arc eye
  • Equipment
  • Safe setting up and operation of welding equipment to include:
  • Connection of gas and electrical equipment
  • Fitting and adjustment of equipment
  • Selection of the tungsten polarity
  • Checking of system for safe use
  • Demonstration and explanation of the effects of:
  • Gas control
  • Selection of tungsten
  • Selection of polarity
  • Adjustment of arc length
  • Preparation of the material for welding ensuring that it is clean and the preparation Is straight, using the bench or angle grinder to correct if required
  • Choice of appropriate conditions
  • Choice of an appropriate technique
  • Setting up the job safely and to minimise welding difficulties & distortion
  • Practical Demonstration and individual practice of welded joints using mild steel plate of various thickness:
  • Fusion without filler
  • Fusion with filler
  • Depositing straight runs
  • Close corner joint
  • Close square butt joint
  • Lap joint
  • Tee Fillet
  • Appreciation of standard joints in stainless steel and aluminium plate
  • Inspection and Assessment
  • Penetration
  • Porosity
  • Undercutting
  • Imperfections
  • Recognition of the causes of imperfections and identification of corrective action

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