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Oxy Fuel Safety and Cutting WELD 0186

Welding Part-time Studies Course

Course details

​This is a refresher course for students who were unsuccessful in completing the oxy fuel cutting modules in the Welder portion of a given​ program. This course introduces basics of fuel gas welding. It includes safety, shop practice, procedures and operation of related equipment. CSA approved steel-toed work boots and 100 percent cotton coveralls are required.​


  • No prerequisites are required for this course.





Course offerings

Fall 2022

Below is one offering of WELD 0186 for the Fall 2022 term.

CRN 49709


Sat Nov 19 (1 day)

  • 1 day
  • CRN 49709
  • $189.63
Class meeting times
Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 19 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 Burnaby


Course outline

Course outline TBD — see Learning Outcomes in the interim.



Important information
  1. Departmental approval needed
  2. Approval is required from the Department Head Mark Flynn. Contact for information.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion of this course, the student will be able to:

  • Describe the oxy/fuel gas cutting process.
  • Describe the oxy/fuel gas fusion welding process.
  • Identify the main components of an oxy/fuel station.
  • Assemble, ignite, shut down and maintain oxy/fuel gas cutting and welding equipment.
  • Identify techniques for difficult-to-cut ferrous alloys.
  • Identify ferrous and non-ferrous alloys that cannot be cut with oxy/fuel gas.
  • Identify the thermal effects of distortion and surface hardening.
  • Identify safety precautions for oxy/fuel cutting and fusion welding.
  • Perform oxy-fuel cutting, welding and brazing exercises on mild steel sheet and plate.​

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2022


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