Welding & Fitting (DVS)
5695 Diploma of Vocational Studies
****program offered full-time and part-time (3 days a week), periodic entry dates throughout the year****
The Welding & Fitting program emphasizes the development of real, hands-on welding, layout and fitting skills. The students will receive extensive exposure to welding practices and principles so they can better understand not only how welding processes work, but also why certain welding processes are used.
The students learn to prepare and weld steel, stainless steel and aluminum parts according to various procedures. They also learn to modify and repair assemblies and learn to interpret plans.
- Quality control
- Operation of both basic and specialized equipment
- Blueprint reading
- Canadian Welding Bureau certification
- Iron worker
- Welding inspector
To be eligible for admission to the Welding and Fitting program, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:
Persons holding a Secondary School Diploma or its recognized equivalent.
Persons who are at least 16 years of age on September 30 of the school year in which their training is to begin and have earned the Secondary IV credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister, or have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons who are at least 18 years of age upon entry into the program and have the following functional prerequisites: the successful completion of the General Development Test and the course in language of instruction ENG-3101-3 3102-2, mathematics MTH-3053-2, or recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons having earned Secondary III credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister and who will continue their general education courses concurrently with their vocational training in order to obtain the credits they are missing among the following: Secondary IV language of instruction, second language and mathematics in the programs of study established by the Minister.
TOTAL : 16 months (1800 hours)