Loyalist Training & Knowledge Centre: Welding Introduction

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Welding Introduction to GMAW (MIG) and SMAW (STICK)

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 (STICK): 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.

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:

Steve Butcher


Tuesday Nights 10 weeks (6:30-9:30 pm)


Loyalist College (Belleville)

Investment: $389 +HST per person

Requirements: Students must bring their own Safety Gear: Welding Mask(some available in shop), Welding Gloves (heavy gauntlet style), Safety Glasses and Safety Shoes (steel toed).

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