Introduction to MIG welding

Location

Dunedin

Duration
Five weeks (Tuesday and Thursday evenings, 6.00pm-8.00pm)
Delivery

On campus

Start
2 August 2022
Apply
Anytime
  • Location
    Intake
    Study breaks
  • Dunedin
    1 January 2021
  • Dunedin
    4 May 2021
  • Dunedin
    10 August 2021
  • Dunedin
    1 February 2022

Learn how to work safely, how to understand the principles of a MIG welder and how to weld different positions. You will also discover how to weld the different types of welds.

About MIG WELDING

  • Deemed a semi-skilled process easier to learn
  • Welds thicker steel components
  • All industry uses MIG so it's a common process
  • Welds stainless steel, mild steel, aluminium
  • Ideal for work at home (e.g. welding trailers, horse floats, garden furniture and gates).Directions

Please note: Due to health and safety requirements in this course, students must have a reasonable level of English language skills. This course is run subject to sufficient numbers.

Directions

Classes are held in A block, Forth Street. Click here for a map. 

Materials

All materials for the course are provided. All you need to bring is overalls, safety glasses and steel cap boots.  

For more information

Please email EngTrades@op.ac.nz or phone 0800 762 786 for more information.

Disclaimer

While every effort is made to ensure that this sheet is accurate, Otago Polytechnic reserves the right to amend, alter or withdraw any of the contained information. The fees shown in this document are indicative ONLY. Both domestic and international fees are subject to change and are dependent on the development and implementation of Government policies. Please note that additional fees may from time to time be required for external examination, NZQA fees and/or additional material fees.

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