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School:Vancouver Island University
Faculty:Trades and Applied Technology
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Welding Technology/Welder
Description:The Welder Foundation program is taught in a modular format, with practical and related knowledge modules. Students in the Foundation program, upon successful completion of the Level 1 and 2 exams, will receive a certificate of completion in the Foundation program. Once employed and registered in the Welder Apprenticeship program, the student will receive credit for Level 1 and 2 technical training and 300 work based training hours. Students are then eligible to register for Level 3 technical training where they can achieve Red Seal certification.

Classes are limited to 18 students. Graduates of the welding program have found employment in shipyards, fabrication shops, and construction industries. Welder Foundation graduates can continue onto the 12 week Welder Fitter program and receive a Welder Fitter Certificate.
URL:Welding at Vancouver Island University
Length:7 Month(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,937

Admission Requirements

Additional Admission Requirements:
  • Letter(s) of Reference
  • Resume/Curriculum Vitae
All students will be required to complete an assessment test.

* We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

Modified on August 09, 2017

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