Welding & Fubrication

Course objectives:

At the end of the training the trainee will be able to:

  • Weld different material products using Arc, Gas, may Mig and Tig welding
  • Fabricate metal products
  • Repair welded and fabricated products
  • Market welded products
  • Set up self employment
  • Exhibit interpersonal leadership and teamwork skills
  • Behave in the manner that will prevent spread of HIV/AIDS

Course Content

First year

Second year

Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Science and Calculations

Science and Calculations

Mathematics

Mathematics

Workshop practice(Welding)

Workshop practice(Welding)

Workshop practice (Fitting)

Workshop practice (Fitting)

Entrepreneurship

Technical drawing

Computer applications

Material science and testing

Technical drawing

Computer applications

Material science and testing

 

Basic technology

 

Entry:

  • O’level Certificate with good grades in Sciences
  • Recruitment of new entrants starts in January and ends in Februuary

Tools required from the student

Protective

Hacksaw frame & blades

Overall (to be bought from the institute)

Ball pein hammer

Strong shoes (boots)

Tri-square

Gloves

Chisels

Gaggles

Tape measure

Apron(Grey, Khaki)

Pair of tongs

Hand and foot flaps(from leather)

Centre punch

 

Training Methods

Training media

Demonstration

Chalk board

Guided practice

Wall chat

Individual practice

Flash cards

Projects

Models

Assignments

Real objects

Illustrated talk

 

Oral questions

 

Assessment:

Both formative (continuous assessment) and summative (exit assessment) are administered like in other courses.

Duration:

This course lasts for two years.

Certificate:

A successful candidate is awarded a certificate in welding and Metal fabrication by the Directorate of Industrial Training (DIT)

Job Opportunities

  • Manufacturing industry
  • Construction industry
  • Building construction
  • Road construction
  • Railway construction and maintenance
  • Car/Truck manufacture & Maintenance
  • Ship building
  • Aircraft industry
  • Oil drilling industry
  • Workshops/Garages
  • Self employment