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Chilliwack, Trades & Technology Centre
- Modular program delivery with one-on-one coaching makes this program ideal for both beginner and experienced welders
- Program eligible for financial aid
- Small class sizes: instructor/student ratio is 20:1
The Welding Foundation certificate program offers you the best basic training for entry-level employment in a broad variety of welding and steel fabrication. You get layout and fabrication experience by completing hands-on exercises and projects, using top-of-the line welding equipment.
Sample topics include:
- Oxyfuel Gas Cutting (OFC)
- Gas welding and braze welding
- Shielded metal arc welding (SMAW #1)
- Air carbon arc gouging (AAG)
- Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW #1)
- Flux cored arc welding (FCAW #1)
- Material Handling
- Blueprint Reading
- Mathematics Welding Metallurgy
Graduates will be well prepared for a variety of job opportunities in metal-working industries such as aerospace, construction, energy production, transportation, manufacturing, agriculture, and more. They may become:
- Production welder
- Maintenance welder
- Foreperson or inspector
- High school graduation or equivalent (or a letter from your school stating you will graduate)
- Successful completion of math and reading entrance exam
If you’re currently or recently employed as a welder, our upgrading program allows you to complete your certificate requirements or to become proficient in a specific process or technique.
As an upgrading student, you are expected to meet program prerequisites through previous enrolment or proof of industry experience, approved by the program instructor.
Upgrading students cannot be enrolled for more than 13 weeks or cannot displace anyone registered in an upcoming intake.
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