Malta cohort commencing on the 18.11.2023.
Lectures will be delivered every Saturday from 12:00 [Midday] till 16:00
There are limited places available and applications are handled on a first-come-first served basis. Applications exceeding class limit will be included in the next cohort starting on 06.04.2024.
The course is designed for those determined to obtain a qualification to enter the industry with enough skills to produce simple welded TIG joints on non-complex positions and also for those that want a qualification for their own personal requirements.
This course provides progression across a range of welding processes and also progression to higher levels.
This is a 40 hrs of guided learning course. Students need to invest further hours in the course, which will include private study and home assignments.
Lessons are as indicated on the prospectus and website.
The course is based on a series of practical exercises to produce good welded products in terms of performance of appearance.
Unit 1 – TIG Simple Welded Joints Practice (30hrs)
Learning Outcome 1: Carry out essential preparation prior to the welding process.
Learning Outcome 2: Weld steel plates using single-run Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) Welding:
Unit 2 – TIG Technology and Safety (10hrs)
This unit is based on a series of practical exercises to produce good welded products in terms of performance of appearance.
Learning Outcome 1: Identify hazards when working with Tungsten Inert Gas Welding equipment
Learning Outcome 2: Identify hazards when working in teams at the place of work
Learning Outcome 3: Identify Tungsten Inert Gas Welding equipment and accessories
The following are the suggested pre-requisites and/or entry requirements needed:
Course participants may be awarded either an MCAST Certificate of Attendance or an MCAST Certificate of Achievement.
MCAST Certificate of Attendance
MCAST Certificate of Achievement
Students who opt not to sit for the assessment/s or fail (the assessment/s) will however be awarded an MCAST Certificate of Attendance provided that they fulfill the minimum attendance criteria as stated above.
If the student intends to obtain a Certificate of Achievement, she/he is required to sit for an assessment/s. Assessment/s may take various forms such as a home assignment, class assignment, practical test and time constrained test. However, the assessment/s is not compulsory and an applicant may choose not to sit for it.
During the lessons, students should have their own safety gear to industry standards. (Gear to include safety shoes, cotton boiler suit, safety glasses and gloves)