TEL: 015 547 0555 – Aluminium Windows and Doors Training in Polokwane, Limpopo

Aluminium skills training course provides general information about welding of aluminium structures. It contains an introduction to aluminium properties and describe the main issues regarding weldability of aluminium and its alloys.

It is a comprehensive overview of the proper techniques and theory based knowledge of welding Aluminum using the Gas metal arc welding (GMAW) sometimes referred to by its subtypes metal inert gas (MIG) and the Gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) or (TIG) processes.

NB: Previous welding experience in MIG and TIG is required.

Unit standard No: 243089

Unit Standard Credits: 10

NQF Level: 4

Modules for the Course include;

Specific properties;

  • Heat treatable and non-heat treatable aluminium alloys
  • Marine aluminium alloys
  • Designation of aluminium alloys

Characteristics of aluminium referring to welding;
Main issues: gas porosity, oxide inclusions and lack of fusion, hot cracking, reduced strength in the weld and heat affected zone, distortion
* Choice of filler material

*Proper storage and thorough cleaning of the base material

*Proper welding techniques.

MIG aluminium welding
TIG aluminium welding
Typical defects in aluminium welding


Guidelines for aluminium joint design

  • Examples of joints
  • Application of backing
  • Defects caused by poor preparation
  • Recommendations for aluminium welding
Aluminium Windows and Doors Training in Polokwane, Tzaneen, Phalaborwa, Thohoyandou, Lephalale, Musina, Limpopo Province.
Glass and Aluminium Training Center in Limpopo Province

Welding aluminum presents some unique challenges compared to welding steel or other common materials, particularly in terms of the chemistry and crack sensitivity.

On completion of the training, students will be able to;

  • Know the properties of aluminium and its alloys comparing to steel.
  • Understand the issues regarding weldability of aluminium alloys.
  • Recognize the main problems that can arise during design and production of aluminium ship’s structures.
  • Know the suitable welding processes for joining of aluminium ship hull.
  • Understand the application of bimetallic joints.

Job Assistance after Training & Free accommodation provided to students from all these locations like Burgersfort, Pietersburg, Ellisras, Jane furse, Messina, Dendron, Modimolle, Makhado, Louis Trichardt, Nelspruit, Mankweng/Turfloop, Nkowankowa, All days, Elim, Lebowakgomo, Matoks, Bochum, Lephalale, Polokwane, Limpopo Province.

We have other branch offices in different provinces of South Africa, Pretoria, Vereeniging, kempton park, Alberton, Germiston and Johannesburg(JHB) in Gauteng, Nelspruit, Witbank, Secunda in Mpumalanga Province.

We train students from other southern African countries Botswana, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Namibia, Swaziland, Zambia etc.

Enrol anytime;
TEL: 015 547 0555
Call/Whatsapp: 076 910 7752
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