Course Description

This course introduces you to safety precautions and safe working practices for oxyacetylene welding. You'll learn about the selection of rods and electrodes as you develop puddle recognition, control, and hand skills in oxyacetylene fusion welding, brazing and cutting during shop hours. 

This oxyacetylene welding course is strongly recommended prior to taking WELD 001 or WELD 002.

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Learner Outcomes

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

  • use safe working practices while performing OAW welding processes
  • perform the following practical weld tests:
    • 1F, 2F, 3F Fusion on 1/8 Mild Steel
    • 3F Braze Weld on 1/8 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.

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Section Title
Welding - Oxyacetylene
Lecture - In Person
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Nov 01, 2023
Laboratory - In Person
F, M, W
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Nov 03, 2023 to Nov 13, 2023
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $549.00
Potential Discount(s)
Drop Request Deadline
Jan 12, 2023 to Oct 28, 2023
Transfer Request Deadline
Jan 12, 2023 to Oct 28, 2023
Withdrawal Request Deadline
Oct 29, 2023 to Nov 01, 2023
Required Software
Reading List / Textbook
All course materials are provided. Students are required to purchase PPE.
Section Notes

There are no prerequisites for this course.

Before Course Start – Campus Access:  

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

The minimum age for enrollment is 18 years.

This class will consist of 1 day of theory in class or virtually before the remaining 5 sessions in the welding lab.

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