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Introduction to Welding

Get started on your path to becoming a great welder.



Sharyl James
Continuing Education, Programmer

Phone: (403) 556-8341
Toll Free: 1-800-661-6537 ext 8341
Location: W.J. Elliot Building (Trades Building), Room 404

Continuing Education: Trades - Welding

Introduction to Welding

New to welding? Exploring a passion? This hands-on course is just what you are looking for. Introduction to Welding covers the theory, techniques, and shop practice of oxy-acetylene welding of mild steel, brazing, flame cutting, arc welding, MIG welding, hard surfacing, repair and fabrication procedures.

Introduction to Welding

CWB Weld Testing

Olds College is an authorized test centre for the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB).  Welders, who are not employed by a Company certified to CSA W47.1 and are not a member of a union providing testing facilities, may make arrangements for the CWB Weld Testing on one of the dates mentioned below.