Welding Technician

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Program Information

Faculty:School of Manufacturing and Automation
Field of Study:Welding Technology/Welder
Description:Over the course of this program you will learn the skills and theory taught in the first and second period of the Welder Apprenticeship program. You will learn how to join and sever metals using various processes used in the welding industry. You will also learn how to use other tools used in the welding industry.

Upon successful completion of weeks one through 12, you will be eligible to write the first period Alberta Industry Training (AIT) exam. In week 13, you will prepare to challenge the CWB- FCAW 1,2,3,4 GF welds. If successful, you will receive their CWB Certification. Upon successful completion of weeks 14 through 25, you will receive the technical training for the second year Welding Apprenticeship and may be eligible to challenge the second period AIT exam. In week 26, you will prepare to challenge the CWB-SMAW 1,2,3,4 GF welds. If successful, you will receive their CWB Certification. In weeks 27 through 30, you will work on a welding project.

Upon successful completion of the entire program, you will earn a SAIT Welding Technician certificate.
URL:Welding Technician at SAIT
Length:30 Week(s)

Admission Requirements

Grade for Entrance Previous Year (%)*50
Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Admission requirements:

    Successful completion of the following courses or equivalents:

    - Math 10C, Math 10-3, Pure Math 10, or Applied Math 10
    - English Language Arts 10-1 or English Language Arts 10-2
    - All applicants must demonstrate English language proficiency prior to admission, including students educated in Canada.
    - A pass mark in the SAIT Admission Examination (level 2) or equivalent is accepted in lieu of the above requirements.

    * The entrance grade may change from year to year. Please contact the school for further information.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on May 04, 2020