PROFICIENCY IN SHIPBOARD METAL ACTIVE GAS WELDING AND METAL INERT GAS WELDING (MIG/MAG)
The course is provided in two levels – Basic and Advanced.
Basic level course deals with the training of ships staff with the basic set up and safe operation of onboard welding equipment for doing MIG/MAG welding. Participants will be taught the kinds and types of electrodes and welding rods for electrode of mild steel. They will be taught simple layout/marking and bench metal working to be able to make simple metal fabrications.
Advanced level course deals with the training of experienced ships staff with the proper selection of onboard welding processes, equipment and consumables for on board welding repairs. Participants will be taught advanced welding skills on carbon steel butt joints on plates and pipes. The skills to be developed will lead to qualification as MIG/MAG welding plate and pipe welder. The course provides basic principles of operation and applications of the MIG/MAG process. It covers discussion on the various equipment, tools, materials, method, techniques, procedure and safety practices involved in the application of manual wire welding to on-board repairs and fabrications.
The course includes practical welding exercises for the setup and operation of the Wilhelmsen ship’s service welding wire, welding machine and consumables to make fillet welds on low carbon steel as plate & pipe, stainless steel plate and aluminum steel plate in all positions.
FEES: 40 LVL / 57 EUR VALIDITY: Unlimited
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