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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

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.

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Section Title
Welding - Oxyacetylene
Type
Lecture - In Person
Days
M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 15, 2024
Type
Laboratory - In Person
Days
W, F, M
Time
6:00PM to 9:00PM
Dates
Jul 17, 2024 to Jul 26, 2024
Schedule and Location
Contact Hours
18.0
Location
  • Main Campus
Delivery Options
Classroom  
Course Fee(s)
Tuition non-credit $549.00
Potential Discount(s)
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.

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 before the remaining 5 sessions in the welding lab.

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