Welding | Foundation
In 2021/2022 this trades program via Distributed Learning with a focus on blended delivery. Trades students must prepare for in-person learning on campus where practical components of training. Learn more about Distributed Learning at CMTN.
A welder is a person who has training in and is capable of welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions, on both plates and/or pipe, using various welding processes. Certified welders qualify for test with CSA, BCSA, and for ASME procedures in British Columbia.
Note: The Welder Training program is currently under review by the Industry Training Authority of British Columbia (ITA). The ITA has approved a new apprenticeship training model that replaces Welder Foundations, B, and A. For further information regarding the change please see the New BC Apprenticeship Training Model for Welder Certification [PDF].
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|September 28, 2020 - April 23, 2021||Terrace Campus|
|September 7, 2021 - April 1, 2022||Prince Rupert Campus|
|September 7, 2021 - April 1, 2022||Terrace Campus|
|Faculty Member||Campus Location|
|B||Oxy-Fuel Cutting & Gouging Processes|
|C||Fusion & Braze Welding (TB) Using Oxy-Fuel (OFW) Process|
|D||Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)|
|E||Electric Arc Cutting, Gouging & Related Processes|
|J||Layout & Fabricate Components|
|M||Submerging Arc Welding (SAW)|
- Grade 12 Graduation or Mature Student
- English Studies 10, English First Peoples 10 or equivalent
- Apprenticeship Workplace Math 10 or equivalent OR
- Successful Completion of CAT assessment
Welding Foundations and Youth Train Programs
|Full Time||28 weeks||28 weeks|
|Student Union Fees:||$83.98||$83.98|
Fees are effective as of August 1, 2021 for the 2021/22 academic year.
Books & supplies
Tool kits are available for purchase at the registration office. Kits are limited and reserved for students enrolled in specific Trades programs only. Tool kits do not include the required PPE and Supplies on the TOOLS/SUPPLIES LIST. Prices are subject to change without notice.
In addition to the fees outlined in the Program Fees section, the following additional costs apply:
- Purchase of necessary learning resources (available at the CMTN Bookstore)
- Personal Protective Equipment
- Classroom Supplies
- Appropriate clothing