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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Welding Techniques

Learn fundamental welding techniques and current theories in one year.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.

Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of Health and Safety Legislation, Lockout procedures, Hazard control, body issues and WHMIS related information.
  • Interpret and produce basic graphics and other standard technical documents to industry standards.
  • Identify and select methods appropriate for fabrication from engineering drawings.
  • Perform basic technical measurements using appropriate tools.
  • Demonstrate a working knowledge of the fundamentals of the Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) process and the characteristics of the modes of metal transfers.
  • Complete all work in compliance with practices and procedures typical of industry to ensure safety of self and others.
  • Set up equipment for Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) applications and perform these in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Define procedures for correction of defective weld quality and describe the need for other functions to assure weld quality.
  • Work responsibly and effectively within a shop environment in accordance with appropriate practices and procedures.
  • Use shop tools and equipment for the manufacture, and repair of components to required specifications.