Welders use electric arc and oxy-fuel to heat and meld metal. The forms created by welders benefit a wide range of industries, including: aerospace, automotive, construction, and manufacturing. You’ll learn a technical understanding of arc welding, welding safety, power sources, and electrode classifications and selection. Welding is a skilled trade that has been perfected throughout history. Knowledgeable welders remain integral to factory and building teams.
The requirements for this certificate program may be achieved within one year of full-time study.
(NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies)
Graduates of this program may be indentured as apprentices, and may be employed as welders in industrial and commercial sectors such as assembly plants, fabrication shops, factories, shipbuilding, refineries and building construction. Welders may work on the same site for prolonged periods and may routinely perform a variety of tasks. Welders work closely with other trades persons, including steel fabricators, steam fitters, pipe fitters, boilermakers, carpenters, ironworkers, industrial mechanics (millwrights), electricians, machinists, sheet metal workers and mechanics. Welding offers many career choices for employment development. From production lines to the laboratory, to research and development, national defence, sales and repair, the welding industry impacts virtually every industry on the globe.
7265 - Welders and Related Machine Operators
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