TIG Welding (Introduction to Tungsten Arc Gas Shielded Welding)

This course is aimed at individuals throughout the engineering industry who require basic practice and knowledge of this process


  • Safe use of equipment  
  • The basic principles of tungsten arc gas shielded welding
  • Equipment assembly, including preliminary adjustments
  • Practical exercises to include Butt, Outside Corner, Lap and Tee Fillet Joints
  • Welding technique (positional)


  • On completion of the course, the individual should be able to:
  • Use equipment in a safe manner
  • Choose appropriate consumables and set equipment conditions
  • Produce welds using correct techniques
  • Specify corrective action when faults occur
  • Show the appropriate knowledge, skills and attitude for the effective performance of specified tasks