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Course Description

This beginners Tungsten Inert Gas (TIG) welding course teaches you theory and applications of the Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) process. You'll learn to perform laboratory exercises on mild steel, stainless steel and aluminum while incorporating various positions and joint designs.

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Learner Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, you will be able to:

  • use safe working practices while performing GTAW welding processes
  • perform the following practical weld tests
    • 2F and 3F on 10 gauge 6061 T6 Aluminum   
    • 2F and 3F on 11 gauge 304 Stainless Steel
    • 1F and 2F on 10 gauge Mild Steel  

Notes

This course is designed to teach beginner welding skills and is not a substitute for apprenticeship training. To work as a welder in Alberta, you must either hold a recognized trade certificate or be a registered apprentice in the trade.

Prerequisites

Strongly Recommended: Welding - Oxyacetylene (WELD 003)

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Section Title
Beginner Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG Welding)
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Feb 21, 2023
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
W, Th, T
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Feb 22, 2023 to Mar 14, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $660.00
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 22, 2022 to Feb 21, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 22, 2022 to Feb 17, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Feb 15, 2023 to Feb 28, 2023
Required Software
n/a
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are provided. Students are required to purchase PPE.
Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Please note:

  • This class will consist of 1 day of theory in class or virtually before the remaining 9 sessions in the welding lab.
  • There will be no classes Monday February 20 - Family Day

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Beginner Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG Welding)
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Apr 12, 2023
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
F, M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Apr 14, 2023 to May 03, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $759.00
Drop Request Deadline
Aug 22, 2022 to Apr 13, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Aug 22, 2022 to Apr 13, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 14, 2023 to Apr 28, 2023
Required Software
n/a
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are provided. Students are required to purchase PPE.
Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Please note:

  • This class will consist of 1 day of theory in class or virtually before the remaining 9 sessions in the welding lab.

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Beginner Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG Welding)
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 15, 2023
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
W, F
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 17, 2023 to May 19, 2023
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
W, F, M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 24, 2023 to Jun 07, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $749.00
Drop Request Deadline
Nov 06, 2022 to May 16, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Nov 06, 2022 to May 16, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 17, 2023 to May 31, 2023
Required Software
n/a
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are provided. Students are required to purchase PPE.
Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Please note:

  • This class will consist of 1 day of theory in class or virtually before the remaining 9 sessions in the welding lab.
  • The minimum enrollment age for this course is 18 years.

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Beginner Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG Welding)
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jun 28, 2023
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
F
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jun 30, 2023
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
W, F, M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 05, 2023 to Jul 21, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $749.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 11, 2023 to Jun 26, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 11, 2023 to Jun 26, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Jun 27, 2023 to Jul 07, 2023
Required Software
n/a
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are provided. Students are required to purchase PPE.
Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Please note:

  • This class will consist of 1 day of theory in class or virtually before the remaining 9 sessions in the welding lab.
  • The minimum enrollment age for this course is 18 years.

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Beginner Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG Welding)
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 06, 2023
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
F, M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Sep 08, 2023 to Sep 27, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $749.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 11, 2023 to Sep 07, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 11, 2023 to Sep 07, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Sep 08, 2023 to Sep 18, 2023
Required Software
n/a
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are provided. Students are required to purchase PPE.
Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Please note:

  • This class will consist of 1 day of theory in class or virtually before the remaining 9 sessions in the welding lab.
  • The minimum enrollment age for this course is 18 years.

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

Section Title
Beginner Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG Welding)
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
F
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 17, 2023
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
M, W, F
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Nov 20, 2023 to Dec 08, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $749.00
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 11, 2023 to Nov 19, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 11, 2023 to Nov 19, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Nov 20, 2023 to Nov 29, 2023
Required Software
n/a
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are provided. Students are required to purchase PPE.
Section Notes

Prerequisites: 
There are no prerequisites for this course.

Please note:

  • This class will consist of 1 day of theory in class or virtually before the remaining 9 sessions in the welding lab.
  • The minimum enrollment age for this course is 18 years.

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

If you have additional questions, contact Advising at conedadvising@sait.ca

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