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Welding 1 Year (part-time)
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Welding Craftsman

1 Year (part-time)

Available at: La Brea|Mayaro|Moruga|Palo Seco|Point Fortin|Point Lisas|Ste Madeline|Tobago


Graduates will be skillful in the fusing of metals using prescribed welding applications and be able to recognize defective welds, know the cause and proper procedure for the repair of the defective area. They will be able to execute assigned tasks in accordance with production standards required by industry. Also available at NESC's Goldsborough, Tobago campus.

Entry Requirements

Students are required to complete two 3-hour sessions per day, amounting to 30 hours per week a trimester

  • Good Hand eye coordination
  • A mechanical aptitude test will be done as part of the qualifying process for applicants
  • YTEPP level One Certificate in related skill area
  • SERVOL level One Certificate in related skill area
  • CCC level One Certificate in related skill area

All programmes include both theory and practicals.


Graduates will receive an NESC Certificate which allows direct entry into NESC's 2-year Level III Diploma programmes.

Tuition Fee: $8000

(payment plan available)

Registration Fee: $500

(non refundable)

Other fees may be applicable dependent on the programme.

Applicants must also:

  • be sixteen (16) years or older.
  • pass an interview.
  • pass a Drug Test at their cost.

Modules

  1. Material Handling, Equipment Operations
  2. Math & Drawing Interpretation
  3. Cutting, Welding & Metallurgy
  4. Layout & Fabrication
  5. Layout & Fabrication 2
  6. Fundamentals of Flux Cord Arc Welding & Gas Metal Arc Welding (FCAW & GMAW)
  7. Perform GMAW Fillet Welds on Mild Steel Plate
  8. Perform FCAW Fillet Welds on Mild Steel Plate
  9. Perform FCAW Fillet Welds on Mild Steel Plate (Continued)
  10. Fillet Welds on Pipe
  11. Fundamentals of Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  12. Perform GTAW on Mild Steel Plate (Part 1 & 2)
  13. Career Development
  14. Life Skills
NESC Certificate

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