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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
F
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Apr 12, 2024
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
M, W, F
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Apr 15, 2024 to May 03, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $749.00
Drop Request Deadline
Sep 13, 2023 to Apr 14, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Sep 13, 2023 to Apr 14, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Apr 15, 2024 to Apr 26, 2024
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
May 22, 2024
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
F, M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
May 24, 2024 to Jun 12, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $749.00
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2023 to May 23, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2023 to May 23, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
May 24, 2024 to Jun 05, 2024
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 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
Aug 07, 2024
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
F, M, W
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Aug 09, 2024 to Aug 28, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
30.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $749.00
Drop Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2023 to Aug 08, 2024
Transfer Request Deadline
Dec 11, 2023 to Aug 08, 2024
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Aug 09, 2024 to Aug 22, 2024
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 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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