Olds College welder working

This program is for beginners and for welders who would like more hands on practice. This course will cover the theory, techniques and shop practice of oxyacetylene welding of mild steel brazing, flame cutting, arc welding and MIG welding.

Program Dates:

Length of Program: 30 hours

Costs: $499 + GST (Manual included)

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Introduction to Welding

Olds College welder working

This program is for beginners and for welders who would like more hands on practice. This course will cover the theory, techniques and shop practice of oxyacetylene welding of mild steel brazing, flame cutting, arc welding and MIG welding.

Program Dates:

  • September 19 - October 26, 2022
    • Mondays & Wednesdays from 6pm-9pm
  • March 13 - April 17, 2023
    • Mondays & Wednesdays from 6pm-9pm

Length of Program: 30 hours

Costs: $499 + GST (Manual included)

Delivery Method: Olds Campus

Applications Deadline: 1-week prior to class start, Please register early as spaces are limited.

Prerequisites: Some welding experience would be an asset but is not required.

Student Supplies: Students must bring PPE - Safety Glasses, Coveralls, Good Sturdy Shoes (steel toe recommended), Welding Gloves, Pliers, Welding Beanie or hat. Welding hood will be provided. You are welcome to bring your own if you prefer. 

Ages 14 & 15 can enroll along with a parent who has some welding experience.
Age 16+ can enroll without a parent.