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Welder Apprenticeship First Period

Program Details

Program Year


Program Length

8 weeks

Program Description

There is a real demand for skilled welders in Alberta. If you enjoy building things and working with your hands, this career may be for you! To work as a welder in Alberta, you must be a registered apprentice or a certified journeyman. This hands-on program will give you the skills and theory you need to succeed when you write the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training First Period theory and practical exams.

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Program Delivery

Instruction combines traditional classroom settings and shop work.


Oct 02, 2017 - Nov 24, 2017 - Slave Lake; Jan 08, 2018 - Mar 02, 2018 - Slave Lake

Academic Requirements

Eligible students are determined by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT). See for more details. You must meet the entrance requirements for your specific trade, be indentured by an employer, and be eligible to attend the training sessions.

RECOMMENDED PATH: Alberta High School Diploma with:
 English 30-2.
 Math 30-3.
 One of Physics 20 or Chemistry 20 or Science 20.
 Related Career and Technology Studies courses.

 English 10-2 and Math 10-3 or a passing mark in all 5 Canadian General Educational Development (GED) diploma tests or a passing mark on AIT's Entrance Exam. See for more information on AIT's Entrance Exam.


Any provider approved by Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training.