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MIG Welding 101


MIG Welding 101
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Ticket Type Sales End Price Fee GST/HST Quantity
General 1 hour before event starts $85.00 $5.71 $4.54
Member 1 hour before event starts $65.00 $4.51 $3.48

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Event Details

In this class, you'll learn about working safely with a MIG welder and about the diferent types of welds, how to prepare your material for welding and tacking and laying down a simple bead. You'll perform various operations to become comfortable and proficient with the safe usage of these tools.


4 hours


Set up welder, prep pieces for welding, lay a clean weld bead.

Prerequisite Courses
Required: None

Equipment Access
MIG welder. Please note: this class does not cover the plasma cutter, and CNC mill, all of which are all covered in their own courses.


  • Safety glasses (provided)
  • Closed-toed shoes
  • Remove dangling jewelry
  • Tie back long hair 


  • Hearing protection
  • Particle filter mask or dust mask


Is there an age limit to enter the event?
The minimum age for participants is 14 years old with a participating guardian or 16 otherwise.  

What are my parking options at MakerLabs?
MakerLabs' parking lot is located on the east side of the building on the corner of Hawks Avenue and East Cordova Street.

Where can I contact the organizer with any questions?
Please email us at with any questions or concerns.

Can I sign up for the member rate?
If you sign up for a membership on the day of the class, you'll receive a refund for the difference between the general and membership class price.

How do I cancel or reschedule my class?
Refunds or credit for future classes will only be provided if we are notified by email to at least 24 hours in advance of the class. No refunds will be provided for late cancellation, but we do offer a 50% credit torwards a future class.

What happens if I show up late?
Please arrive 15 minutes before the schedule start of the class so that it can start on time. Attendees arriving more than 5 minutes late will not be allowed in the class.

Have questions about MIG Welding 101? Contact MakerLabs

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When & Where

780 East Cordova Street
Vancouver, BC V6A1M3



MakerLabs is a 26,000sf makerspace in Vancouver that provides you with the tools, space, and skills to make almost anything.

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