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Arc Welding (Artisan)


Arc Welding (Artisan) is a 120 hours Certificate examined by NITA.

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About Arc Welding (Artisan)

Arc welding is the process of joining metal pieces by melting them. 

This Arc Welding course provides an in-depth description of the most widely used arc welding processes, an understanding of both material and weld metallurgy, the benefit of key testing regimes, and an appreciation of the causes and solutions for typical weld defects.

This Arc Welding course is suitable for people who wish to gain an introductory understanding of arc welding processes with a materials focus.

Attendees do not need to have any formal qualifications or knowledge of welding but will require some technical knowledge.

Course Benefits

  • Potential to improve productivity and quality standards.
  • Identification and resolution of common welding defects.
  • Select the appropriate arc welding process and welding regime for a variety of steel and aluminum alloys

Entry requirements for Arc Welding (Artisan)

KCPE or equivalent

Institutions offering Arc Welding (Artisan)


East African Institute of Welding

Private College Kajiado North

The East African Institute of Welding is a technical welding institute in Kenya dedicated to promoting welding excellence in East Africa.  Established in 2017,the welding institute  is based...

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Dima College

Private College Starehe

Dima College blends teaching, counselling, guidance and co-curricular in a way that helps you become the best version of yourself. We won’t shape you to fit in a...

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NYS Vocational Institute

Public College Likoni

The National Youth Service (NYS) is the pride and backbone of our nation whose focus has been to help the youth discover and develop their potential since 1964.It...

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Rene Descartes Training Institute

Private College Dagoretti South

Rene Descartes Training Institute is a private vocational training centre located at St. Vincent, Dagoretti Riruta area, in Nairobi County

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Ukunda Vocational Training Center

Private College Msambweni

Ukunda Vocational Training Center is a middle-level public technical college located in Ukunda, Msambweni Constituency, Kwale County.

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Naivasha Technical and Vocational College

Public College Naivasha

Naivasha Technical and Vocational College is a newly established institution under the Ministry of Education, State Department of Vocational and Technical Training.

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Mariansit Technical Institute Mombasa

Private College Mvita

Marianist Technical Institute ? Mombasa, SCHOOL OF CATERING is a Vocational Technical Institute approved by Technical and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TVETA) Reg. No. TVETA/PRIVATE/TVC/0029/2017.We are a...

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Mutisya Technical Training Institute

Private College Machakos Town

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Kamahuha Vocational Training Center

Public College Maragwa

Kamahuha Vocational Training Center is a middle-level public college situated in Makuyu, Maragwa Constituency, Muranga County.

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Nairobi Industrial Institute

Private College Likoni

Nairobi Industrial Institute is a leading industrial training institute in Kenya known for quality training and building excellent industrial exposure to students as well as practical achievements of...

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Nguthuru Vocational Training Center

Public College Kandara

Nguthuru Vocational Training Center is a middle-level public college situated in Nguthuru area, Kandara Constituency, Muranga County.

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Kigumo Vocational Training Center

Public College Kigumo

Kigumo Vocational Training Center is a middle-level public college situated in Kigumo Constituency, Muranga County.

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Arc Welding (Artisan) - Programme

  • The basics of material and welding metallurgy
  • TIG welding
  • MIG/MAG welding
  • Submerged arc welding
  • Joint preparation and design
  • Benefits of preheat/post heat
  • Weldability of different steel types to include carbon, alloy, and stainless steel products
  • Weldability of aluminum and titanium alloys
  • Multipass welding
  • Destructive testing
  • Mechanical testing
  • NDT
  • Weld defects
  • Welding specifications and standards

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