Maintenance Welding

TPC Training
Training overview
Professional Course
2 days

Course description

Maintenance Welding

Available in both virtual and in-person, instructor-led formats, this Maintenance Welding seminar includes discussions on welding skills improvement and is specifically designed for welding technicians and other personnel working in industrial plants, construction, manufacturing, metalworking and fabrication shops, and other similar facilities or applications. This seminar will focus on welding principles before spending the most time on welding on various types of metal. As always, safety is a big part of our seminar curriculum. Overall, this maintenance training program is designed to teach students how to produce smooth, strong, quality welds while establishing a culture of safe work practices among employees.

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Training content

Day One

Fundamentals and basics come first in this maintenance welding seminar.  Day One explores techniques, principles, concepts, metallurgy, and welding symbols and drawings. We will get into the heart of this seminar discussing welding on various types of metal: steel, alloys, stainless steel and cast iron.

Techniques in Welding

  • Butt and Lap Joint
  • Fillet
  • Complete and Partial Joint Penetration
  • Welding Positions

Types of Welding Processes

  • MIG (GMAW)
  • TIG (GTAW)
  • Other; Flux Cored (FCAW) and Oxy-Acetylene

How to Weld on Steel

  • Steel and Its Alloys
  • Selection of Welding Processes
  • Preheating
  • Best Practices for Welding on Steel

How to Weld on Aluminum Alloys

  • Selection of Welding Processes
  • Filler Metals for Aluminum Alloys
  • Best Practices for Welding on Aluminum Alloys

How to Weld on Stainless Steel

  • Types of Stainless Steel
  • Filler Metal Selection for Stainless Steel
  • Best Practices for Welding on Stainless Steel

How to Weld Repair Cast Iron

  • Problems in Welding Cast Iron
  • Filler Metal Selection
  • Best Practices for Welding Cast Iron

Day Two

Day Two builds on the concepts learned on day one.  We will continue discussions on welding on different types of metal focusing on copper and copper alloys.  We will examine the cutting process before studying perhaps the most important aspect of all – safety.

Welding and Brazing on Copper and Copper Alloys

  • Welding and Brazing on Cast and Wrought Products
  • Filler Metal Selection
  • Best Practices for Welding on Copper and Alloys

Review of Cutting Processes for Maintenance Welding

  • Plasma Machines
  • Oxy-Acetylene

Welding Safety

  • Heat Protection
  • Electrical Shock
  • Radiation Protection
  • Hearing Protection
  • Smoke and Fume Protection

Welding Costs and Records

  • Use of Welding Codes
  • Personnel Certification
  • Written Welding Procedures
  • Welding Costs Direct and Hidden


Course Fees: $1,195

Continuing studies

Upon completion of this seminar, the student will receive a Certification of Completion and .8 TPC Training CEUs per day attended. Most employers and many government agencies accept TPC Training CEUs to fulfill their continuing education requirements.

About TPC Training

TPC Training - The leader in live, instructor led maintenance training

TPC Training is the leader in maintenance, repair, and operator training, with complete solutions for a 21st century workforce to acquire, apply, and adapt essential technical and safety skills. With 2000+ classes annually, including 100+ cities, on-site at customer facilities, and online anywhere,...

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