Welding

Essential Welding Skills
This is an introductory course designed for the beginner and also for those wanting to improve current knowledge and skills for employment. Topics include all-position welding with most common electrodes and the safe operation of oxy-fuel cutting equipment. It is strongly recommended for Agriculture students and is a good introduction to the welding trade for those considering the full-time certificate program. Fee includes supplies and gloves. You must wear cotton or wool clothing, coveralls, safety boots, hearing protection, and safety glasses.

CHILLIWACK – Trades and Technology centre, Canada Education Park
(80164 TRD WLD01 C9A) 1 session, Sat, 8 am-2:30 pm, $70. Oct 4


Gas Metal Arc Welding
Prerequisites: Welding Essential Skills course or by instructor permission
Get instruction on industrial and home hobby power sources, safety, equipment, electrical characteristics, effects of welding gases on the weld metal, and operation of GMAW and FCAW processes. In this course, you will use a combination of different welding wires and welding gases while learning most types of flat, horizontal, and vertical welding on mild steel plate. Wear cotton or wool clothing, coveralls, safety boots, hearing protection, and safety glasses.

Text: P6 welding manual, available at UFV bookstore, approximately $35.

CHILLIWACK – Trades and Technology centre, Canada Education Park
(80165 TRD WLD04 C9A) 5 sessions, Sat, 8 am–2:30 pm, $549. Starts Oct 18

Last updated June 2014

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