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ABOD 0131 - Vehicle Restoration: Welding

Automotive Collision Repair/Refinish Technician Part-time Studies Course

School of Transportation

BCIT is planning for a substantial return to on-campus activity for the fall 2021 term as informed by BC Public Health Officer guidelines. Refer to each course listing for details.

Course Details

This course introduces the enthusiast to the unique processes required to weld heavier gauge body panels found on vintage year vehicles. The student will learn to heat, cut, weld, braze and shrink using oxyacetylene. The student will also learn to weld on replacement and rust repair panels using the gas metal arc (MIG) welder.





Fall 2021

Below is one offering of this course for the Fall 2021 term.

CRN 37206

Sat Nov 06 - Sat Dec 11 5 Weeks

Class Meeting Times

Dates Days Times Locations
Nov 06 - Dec 11 Sat 08:30 - 15:00 BBY NE10 Rm. 107


Nathan James

Course Outline

TBD – see Learning Outcomes in the interim




  1. CSA approved safety glasses and footwear required. Footwear must be steel-toed, leather, ankle covering boots. No class on Nov 13th due to power outage

This course offering is in progress. Please check back next term or subscribe to receive email updates.

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Learning Outcomes

  • Upon successful completion, the student will be able to:
  • Describe safety procedures / personal protective equipment (PPE) used to weld.
  • Describe oxyacetylene equipment.
  • Describe oxyacetylene weld and cut techniques.
  • Describe equipment and set up procedures used to MIG weld.
  • Describe various techniques to MIG weld.
  • Apply oxyacetylene cut / shrink techniques.
  • Apply MIG weld procedures and techniques.

Effective as of Spring/Summer 2010


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