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Duration

30 weeks

Tuition

$2,720

  North Bay

Sep 6-Mar 31

Commitment

Full-Time

Delivery

Classroom

Credential

Certificate

Year Founded

1967

Scholarships

yes

Skilled welders are highly sought after and well paid. Learn the specialized skills of the trade on industry-standard machines in a 4,700 sq. ft. lab. You will learn multiple welding processes at one of the 33 individual welding stations, including shield metal arc welding (SMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), gas metal arc (GMAW) and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), FUSION welding, brazing, and cutting techniques. Skills learned are highly transferable and versatile as welding is used in several trades including electrical and automotive. Graduates will have completed all position welding training and possible Canadian Welding Bureau Certification.

What You’ll Learn

  • Complete all work in compliance with current legislation, standards, regulations and guidelines.
  • Contribute to the application of quality control and quality assurance procedures to meet organizational standards and requirements.
  • Comply with current health and safety legislation, as well as organizational practices and procedures.
  • Support sustainability best practices in workplaces.
  • Use current and emerging technologies to support the implementation of mechanical and manufacturing projects.
  • Troubleshoot and solve standard mechanical problems by applying mathematics and fundamentals of mechanics.
  • Contribute to the interpretation and preparation of mechanical drawings and other related technical documents.
  • Perform routine technical measurements accurately using appropriate instruments and equipment.
  • Assist in manufacturing, assembling, maintaining and repairing mechanical components according to required specifications.
  • Select, use and maintain machinery, tools and equipment for the installation, manufacturing and repair of basic mechanical components.

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Student Reviews (2)

Canadore College

Great instructors

Aman K.

North Bay • June 30, 2021

Graduated From

Motive Power Technician

Overall:

5 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

5 stars

Loved my time on this beautiful campus. Teachers are really good and helpful with course content and will help guide you towards career choices.

Loved my time on this beautiful campus. Teachers are really good and helpful with course content and will help guide you towards career choices.

Canadore College

Building Construction Technician

Frank Torres

North Bay • May 31, 2021

Graduated From

Building Construction Technician

Overall:

4 out of 5

Instructors:

5 stars

Curriculum:

5 stars

Job Assistance:

4 stars

Pros
- The education in the skilled trades is really good at Canadore. Many students travel to take aviation and culinary programs. My construction program was worth the trip.
- Instructors are very good and they care about you as a student...

Pros
- The education in the skilled trades is really good at Canadore. Many students travel to take aviation and culinary programs. My construction program was worth the trip.
- Instructors are very good and they care about you as a student.
- The focus on jobs is also a big part of the school. Lots of manual training and preparation for work.
- The college is attached to Nippising University and students benefit from the facilities and instructors.

Cons
- It's cold! It's cold and it's remote. The school is located in North Bay, in Northern Ontario. If you are from a big city, like I was when I went to Canadore, it can be a slow pace with not a lot going on. Make sure you find your friends or at least a study group and be prepared to focus on your work.

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