3 Day Mag & Arc Welding

This course enables employees to be able to use the MAG/MIG & ARC welder with confidence to fabricate jobs, also on general welding repair jobs or the fitting of additional equipment etc.

Theory Area:

  • Cover Safety on MAG Welding
  • The Process - Metal Inert Gas (MAG) Welding 
  • Advantages and Disadvantages
  • The MAG Welder
  • Gases
  • Transfers 3 Types
  • Preparation of metal being welded on a repair job
  • Controlling distortion
  • Weld Defects
  • The Causes of Cracks Practical


  • Identify and explain all parts of the MAG welder that are relevant to the user
  •  Demonstrate and explain the difference between a good and a bad weld
  • What causes a poor weld and what needs to be changed and improved to achieve a good result

Dates currently pending

Course Information
Venue Trainer Spaces Length
Hughes Agriculture & Farming, Kells, Co Kilkenny Welding Academy Available 3 days
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Course Timetable
Date Times
Jul 18, 2018 8:00am to 4:30pm
Jul 20, 2018 8:00am to 4:30pm

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