Welding and Metal Fabrication each contain unique areas of expertise. This program provides you with a foundational knowledge of both trades. You’ll learn how to read blueprints and plan and implement welding and fabrication processes. This includes the cutting and layout through to fitting and fabrication, as well as common welding processes such as shielded metal arc, flux cored arc, and gas metal arc. Our program pairs in-depth coursework with hands-on welding and fabricating experience in order to get you job-ready.
This program contains the equivalent of 40 weeks of instruction delivered over three semesters or one full academic year.
(NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)
Graduates of this program can go on to become structural metal and platework fabricator and fitters. Other career possibilities include welders and related machine operators. Graduates of this program may be employed by welding or ironworking companies, or by manufacturers of structural steel, boilers, heavy machinery and transportation equipment. They can also find employment in other sectors including maintenance, shipbuilding, fishing, agricultural equipment, railways, aviation, mining and the oil and gas industry.
7235 - Structural metal and platework fabricators and fitters7237 - Welders and related machine operators
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