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Welding and Fitting

Applications open for:

Waswanipi (SRVTC): Fall 2023

Apply Now!  October 13, 2023

Learn everything you need start your career in welding and fitting!

Learn how to:

  • Cut metals 
  • Weld steel, stainless steel and aluminum parts
  • Carry out, modify and repair assemblies

1800 hours (full-time, 72-weeks)
120 credits
Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS)

Program Content

  • Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process
  • Become aware of occupational health and safety rules
  • Produce sketches and drawings
  • Apply concepts of metallurgy
  • Interpret drawings and specifications
  • Cut ferrous and non-ferrous metals
  • Use cutting and shaping equipment
  • Prepare parts
  • Apply the SMAW process
  • Weld steel parts using the SMAW process
  • Apply the GTAW process
  • Weld steel parts using the GTAW process
  • Weld aluminum parts using the GTAW process
  • Produce basic assemblies
  • Apply the GMAW process
  • Weld steel parts using the GMAW process
  • Weld aluminum parts using the GMAW process
  • Produce simple assemblies
  • Apply the FCAW process
  • Weld steel parts using the FCAW process
  • Apply the SAW, RW and PAW processes
  • Interpret drawings and specifications for complex assemblies
  • Produce assemblies of medium complexity
  • Communicate in the workplace
  • Produce complex assemblies
  • Modify assemblies
  • Repair assemblies
  • Use job-search techniques
  • Enter the work force

Do you have the prerequisites?

  • Secondary IV language of instruction, second language and mathematics 
  • Secondary III English and mathematics + General Development Test

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How do I Apply?


Identify the courses or program you wish to take

Review your options and build a learning plan with the adult education guidance counsellor.


Bring documents to your local Adult Education Office

Bring your birth certificate, social insurance number, and school reports/transcripts to your local Adult Education office. If you are applying for a vocational program, please contact your Local Education Consultant for more details on necessary documents. Find my local adult education office.


Fill out an application

If you applied for General Education classes, welcome! You may be able to start immediately after submitting your application. If you applied for a Vocational Program, you will be contacted following the selection process.