Course of Studies
Welder Foundation graduates who wish to follow the Modular stream will look for work as an entry level welder and obtain an additional 700 hours of work-based experience for a total of 1,000 hours before returning to the Welder B program. Those on the Modular stream are not required to be indentured to their employer.
The Welder A program is 8 weeks long and is for those wishing to gain more advanced skills in pipe, metallurgy, low-alloy electrodes etc. With successful completion of this program and 3,450 work-place hours Welders receive the Certificate of Qualification as an A Welder and the A Stamp in their logbook from Skilled Trades BC.
Welder A (Modular) Eight Weeks
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding
- Basic Metallurgy
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
- Layout & Fabricate Components