A welder is a person who has training in and is capable of welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions, on both plates and/or pipe. Using various welding processes. Certified welders qualify for test with CSA, BCSA, and for ASME procedures in British Columbia.
This 40 week program model provides additional essential skills, job readiness skills, as well as workplace training experience to level 1 foundations students in order to enhance their skills and make them a valued employee with local industry. With the cooperation of partner companies, students will be given a work experience opportunity which will put students in a better position to acquire apprenticeship positions within industry and local employers will have had the opportunity to observe and train these students to determine if there is a desire to take them on as a continuing employee.
This new model will include: the ITA mandated foundation training, 1 week of safety certificates such as: forklift, occupational first aid level 1, fall protection, WHIMS, transportation of dangerous goods, and construction safety training systems, 6 weeks essential skills training which will include: communication and listening skills, anger and self management, interpersonal skills, lifelong learning skills, teamwork, working independently alongside others, working jointly with a partner, work as a member of a team, participate in supervisory or leadership roles, positive attitude, keeping your focus, accepting guidance, and direction, successful service skills, and resume and interview skills and a 3 week community project.
|Line #||Course Name|
|B||Cutting and Gouging Processes|
|C||Fusion and Braze Welding Using the Oxy-Fuel Process|
|D||Sheilded Metal Arc Welding|
|E||Semi-Automatic and Automatic Welding|
|F||Gas Tungsten Arc Welding|
|I||Welding Drawings Layout and Fabrication|
|O||Occupational First Aid|
|R||Transportation of Dangerous Goods|
|S||Lock out Tag Out|
- Grade 12 Graduation or Mature Student
- English 10 or equivalent
- Apprenticeship Workplace Math 10 or equivalent OR
- Successful Completion of CAT assessment
Complete a NWCC Bursary Application [PDF]
|Terrace||September 4, 2018||June 28, 2019|
*Future planned intakes may be subject to change. Please check back to confirm availability.
|FEES||Full-time Domestic (40 Weeks)||Full-time International (40 Weeks)|
|Student Union Fees:||$124.56||$124.56|
Fees effective August 7, 2018
Books & Supplies
Tool Kits are available for purchase through the NWCC Tool Crib. Kits are limited and reserved for students enrolled in specific Trades programs only. Tool kits do not include the required PPE and Supplies on the TOOLS/SUPPLIES LIST. Prices are subject to change without notice. Please pay for tool kits at the Registration Office.
In addition to the fees outlined in the Program Fees section, the following additional costs apply:
- Purchase of necessary learning resources (available at the NWCC Bookstore)
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Classroom Supplies
- Appropriate clothing