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Welding Technician

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

Southern Alberta Institute of Technology

www.sait.ca
Over the course of this full-time, 24-week 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 the first 12-weeks, you will be eligible to write the first period Welder apprenticeship exam. At the end of the 24-weeks, providing you pass the first period exam and the last 12-weeks of the course, you will be eligible to write the second period Welder apprenticeship exam. Upon successful completion of the entire program you will earn a SAIT Polytechnic Welding Technician Certificate of Achievement.
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1301 16 Avenue NW
Calgary, Alberta, T2M0L4, Canada

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  • Program Type Standard
  • Credential Type Certificate
  • Length 1 Year or Less
  • Part Time Only
  • Cooperative Education
  • Continuing Education
  • Distance Learning
Admission Requirements

Successful completion of the following courses or equivalents:

  • Math 10C, Math 10-3, Pure Math 10, or Applied Math 10, AND,
  • 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.

Note: General Educational Development (GED) tests are not accepted in lieu of the admission requirements.


Student Aid

This program is eligible for full-time post-secondary assistance by Alberta Student Aid for the funding year 2022/08/01 to 2023/07/31*.

  • Tuition $16,530.00 Year One
  • Books/Supplies/Instruments $2,450.00 Year One
  • Mandatory Fees $1,469.00 Year One

* Tuition, books, supplies, instruments, and other/mandatory fees are provided to Alberta Student Aid and may be used when processing full-time post-secondary funding applications. The educational costs provided are based on a 100% full-course load and may not reflect current or all educational costs charged by the school. Contact the school to obtain accurate educational cost information.

Transfer(s) Eligibility

Search Transfer Alberta for course and program transfer information including transfer agreements between post-secondary schools in Alberta, British Columbia, Northwest Territories, Nunavut and Yukon.

Transfer(s) available outside of Transfer Alberta: Not available

Updated June 20, 2022. The information contained in this profile is current as of the date shown.

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