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.
Earn a SAIT micro-credential
This course qualifies for the SAITMicro badge. Students who successfully complete this course with a final grade of B- (70%) or higher will earn a micro-credential and receive a shareable digital badge. Learn more.
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
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.
Strongly Recommended: Welding - Oxyacetylene (WELD 003)