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].
|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:||$83.48|
Fees are effective as of August 1, 2019 for the 2019/20 academic year.
Books & supplies
Tool List $654.16
Books are available at the CMTN Bookstore.
Tool Kits are available for purchase through the CMTN Tool Crib. 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. Please pay for tool kits at the Registration Office.
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