Welder

The Welder Youth Train in Trades Program provides students with a unique opportunity to earn graduation credits, post-secondary credits and industry certification.

WHAT JOBS DOES A WELDER DO?

  • A Welder is a person who has training in and is capable of welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions, on both plate and/or pipe, using various welding processes.
  • Welders deal with the selection, layout, shearing, cutting (with a torch), drilling and welding of metal plates and structural steel shapes into products
  • work for sheet metal fabrication, welding shops and ship building companies

WHAT DO I NEED TO START?

  • grade 10 completion (including English, Math and Science 10 credits)
  • good employability skills
  • strong interest in entering industry
  • good hand-eye coordination and physical condition
  • strong math skills are an asset

WHAT ARE THE BENEFITS?

  • post secondary apprenticeship training without the tuition fee
  • 24 graduation credits
  • Apprenticeship Technical Training Level 1 certification
  • scholarship opportunities
  • student registered with Industry Training Authority (ITA)

WHEN AND WHERE IS THE PROGRAM OFFERED?

  • This program has two intakes:
      • January — July
      • August — March
  • Piping Industry College (PIC)  on Annacis Island
  • full-time (Monday – Friday)

HOW DO I REGISTER?

  • submit an application package
  • participate in an interview
For more information,
Contact your School Career Advisor
or email CareerEducation@burnabyschools.ca