Course Description

As a beginner to the art of welding, you will learn theory, technique and shop practice for arc welding. You’ll also get hands-on experience as you work on projects from start to finish.

What You Will Learn

  • Identification of metals
  • Arc welding
  • Measuring and cutting using a torch


What to wear: We remind you that sparks and fire are a hazard of welding and may damage clothing. Please ensure that clothing is flame retardant and appropriate for this working environment. Ideal clothing would be denim pants and a long sleeve shirt. Leather CSA approved safety footwear is mandatory in the Dalhousie laboratory for welding. Inappropriate footwear will not be permitted. Eye protection and lab coats will be provided. 


A test will be administered at the end of the course. Upon successful completion, students will receive a certificate.

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