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Duration

1 year

Tuition

$6,769

  Barrie

Sep 6-Aug 25

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

yes

Students engage in both theoretical and hands-on, practical training to perform most basic welding techniques. Upon completion of the program, students are eligible to test for Canadian Welding Bureau Qualifications based on their level of expertise. It is expected that most of the graduates will be prepared to enter the workforce as a Welder following the successful completion of this program.

Students develop skills and knowledge in Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas metal Arc Welding, Flux Core Arc Welding, Metal Core Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Oxy-fuel fusion & Braze Welding, Oxy-fuel and Plasma Cutting, fabrication and layout techniques, heath and safety, metallurgy, blueprint reading and sketching, applied math, communications and introduction to computers.

Graduates may find a range of occupations in the welding field, including manufacturing and fabricating, automotive and heavy equipment production, automation, various trades unions and construction.

What You’ll Learn

  • Perform work responsibly and in compliance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act.
  • Interpret engineering drawings and blueprints and produce basic graphics required by industry.
  • Recognize and understand use of welding symbols.
  • Use layout and fabrication processes typical to the industry to determine correct form with accuracy.
  • Select appropriate tools and devices to perform mathematical calculations and technical measurements for successful completion of a project.
  • Perform weld applications utilizing Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding Flux Core Arc Welding, Metal Core Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, And Oxy-fuel Fusion and Braze Welding.
  • Use welding techniques according to industry standards.
  • Create high quality welds on various types of material and create joints in the flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions.
  • Identify how to prevent weld defects and define procedures for correction to ensure weld quality.
  • Communicate clearly, concisely, and correctly in the written, spoken and visual form that fulfils the purpose and meets the need of the audience.
  • Contribute to the development, implementation and maintenance of environmentally sustainable practices within the welding industry.
  • Discover business skills and career opportunities that could lead to entrepreneurial opportunities.

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