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Program Information

School:Olds College
Faculty:School of Trades & Skills
Degree:Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Welding Technology/Welder
Description:If you like fabricating and repair in the steel industry, then welding is the career for you. A Welder must enjoy working in a shop environment with the opportunity to work in remote locations operating a welding rig. Welders join or sever metals in beams, girders, vessels, piping and other metal components used in construction and manufacturing. This program will teach you how to utilize a number of processes including electric arc, mig, tig and gas welding (oxy-acetylene).

URL:Welding at Olds College
Length:8 Week(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $899

This estimate represents the tuition for one term.

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Completion of:

    English Language Arts 10-2 Math 10-3


    All five Canadian General Educational Development (GED) tests


    Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Entrance Exam
    Test Scores:
    • Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 80] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550]

    * 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 March 12, 2022