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WELDING & FITTING

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.

5695 – Diploma of Vocational Studies

Description

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.

Training includes:

  •  Quality control
  •  Operation of both basic and specialized equipment
  •  Blueprint reading
  •  Canadian Welding Bureau certification

Jobs
  • Welder-Fitter
  •  Iron worker

Prerequisite

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.

OR

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.

OR

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.

OR

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.

Duration
HoursStatement of the Competency
30Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process
30Become aware of occupational health and safety rules
105Produce sketches and drawings
45Apply concepts of metallurgy
30Interpret drawings and specifications
90Cut ferrous and non-ferrous metals
30Use cutting and shaping equipment
30Prepare parts
105Apply the SMAW process
105Weld steel parts using the SMAW process
45Apply the GTAW process
75Weld steel parts using the GTAW process
60Weld aluminum parts using the GMAW process
60Produce simple assemblies
30Apply the GMAW process
HoursStatement of the Competency
120Weld steel parts using the GMAW process
60Weld aluminum parts using the GMAW process
60Produce simple assemblies
15Apply the FCAW process
120Weld steel parts using the FCAW process
30Apply the SAW, RW and PAW processes
105Interpret drawings and specifications for complex assemblies
75Produce assemblies of medium complexity
15Communicate in the workplace
120Produce complex assemblies
45Modify assemblies
60Repair assemblies
15Use job-search techniques
90Enter the work force

TOTAL : 16 months (1800 hours)
Fees

Registration fees: $180

RAC

Have some previous welding experience ?

Recognition of Acquired Competencies could shorten the time between you and your diploma.

2-4-U

Tired of regular high school class ?

You can learn a real trade and finish your high school diploma all at once, it’s possible! 2-4-U will give you the chance to learn a real trade while continuing in high school.