Griffin Engineering Welding Finals

Competition Rules

TEAM SIZE:

This is a competition for individual members.

ENTRIES

Counties/regions can enter one member to  the national final.

ELIGIBILITY

All competitors must be 17 years of age or over and under 35 years of age on November 1.

All previous county winners/representatives are ineligible to compete for one year.

National winners are allowed to compete again after five years.

FORMAT

The national final will have the following format:

  • Academic (theory) test.
  • Practical welding test 1: weld two pieces of mild steel (6mm approx.) to fillet weld on flat.
  • Practical welding test 2: weld two pieces of mild steel to fillet weld on vertical.
  • If a result is inconclusive after completing the above, up to six of the top competitors may be asked to weld two pieces of mild steel on the outside corner in vertical.

Note: ICT is not permitted while competing in this competition. If a competitor is found to have such equipment on their person while the competition is in progress, they will be disqualified.

MARKING SYSTEM

Theory test ................................. 10

Practical welding test 1 .............. 45

Practical welding test 2 .............. 45

Total ..........................................100

JUDGES

There is one judge at the competition and his decision is final.