Welding Introduction


This introductory course will guide students through basic theory and safety aspects of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), popular with home hobbyists as well as in high-production welding, and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), one of the oldest and most common arc welding processes. Hands-on training will be held in our state-of-the art Welding facility, common joint types and positions will be discussed and practiced.

Requirements: Students must bring their own Safety Gear. Mandatory Items include welding mask, welding gloves (heavy gauntlet style), safety glasses and steel-toe safety boots (no shoes).

Who should attend

Students with little or no experience.

What You Will Learn

  • Basic theory and safety aspects of Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Shielded Metal Arc Welding (STICK)
  • Skills to make consistently sound welds
  • Common joint types and positions

Your Facilitator

Mitchell Potter


10 Weeks @ 8-12 pm


Loyalist College (Belleville)


$421.60 Regular

$365.60 Senior Rate


Email Colleen Ringham cringham@loyalistcollege.com or call 613-969-1913 Ext 2497 for question

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