Basic Welding

These 8 classes cover the basics of oxy-acetylene and shielded metal arc welding with the related theory and practical lab instruction necessary to do welding of common type joints on mild steel encountered in manufacturing, construction, and repairs. Practical development of good welding habits, care of equipment, fusion welding of mild steel in both oxy-acetylene and shielded arc welding, brazing and torch cutting.

Important: **Please bring to class: steel toed boots, cotton or natural fiber coveralls, safety glasses, welding gloves and a 12LC vise grip
(welding helmet optional)

For Basic Welding for women please see Welding for Women

Course Details: 

GST, where applicable, is included in the fee.
No classes held on statutory holidays.
Please register early as seating is limited.

Registration Deadline
Five business days prior to the start of class. If the registration deadline has passed, please call us at 403-320-3288 to see if there is still space available.

Call our Registrar’s Office at 403-320-3323 and let us know. You may be able to attend another scheduled session or if you need to cancel completely, be sure to do so four business days prior to the course start date to qualify for a full refund. No refunds are provided if we are notified after this point.

Classes Available

This course is available but not currently scheduled.

If you or your organization is interested in this course please contact us at (403) 320-3288 or We can arrange a private session for your group at any time or notify you when this course is scheduled.

Thank you for your interest in Lethbridge College. We look forward to serving you in the near future.