(NOC 7237)

Career Description

Welders operate manual/semi-automatic welding equipment to weld ferrous/non-ferrous metals following blueprints and welding process specifications. They may specialize in certain types of welding such as ship building, aerospace precision welding, and pipeline construction welding. They repair worn parts of metal by welding on extra layers.

Duties May Include

Welding machine operators use previously set up welding machines such as spot, butt and seam resistance or gas and arc welding machines to fabricate and repair metal parts.

Brazing and soldering machine operators use previously set up brazing and soldering machines to bond metal parts and to fill holes, indentations and seams in metal articles with solder.

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Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Welding and Fabrication Techniques Certificate; Co-op
Welding and Fabrication Techniques (Weekends) Certificate
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Canadore College
North Bay, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Mechanical Technician - Welder-Fitter Certificate
Mechanical Techniques - Welder-Fitter Diploma
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Red Deer College
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Welder Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Conestoga College
Kitchener, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Welding Engineering Technology - Inspection Diploma; Advanced
Welding Engineering Technology - Inspection Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
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Vancouver Island University
Nanaimo, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Welding Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Modified on February 04, 2020