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Pre-Employment Welder

Program Details

Program Year


Program Length

12 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 journeyperson.

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Program Delivery

Traditional classroom setting with shop and lab demonstrations.


Sep 05, 2017 - Nov 24, 2017 - Slave Lake; Sep 11, 2017 - Dec 01, 2017 - Peace River

Academic Requirements

RECOMMENDED PATH: Alberta High School Diploma with:
 English 30-2.
 Math 30-3.
 Physics 20 or Chemistry 20 or Science 20.
 Related CTS courses.
 Attendance and participation in "Introduction to Metalwork Trades."

 English 10-2 and Math 10-3 or a passing mark in all 5 General Education Development (GED) tests or a passing mark on Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training's Entrance Exam.

Other Requirements

If academic requirements are not met you will need to do an ACCUPLACER assessment. Minimum levels: 60 in Reading Comp., 5 in Arithmetic, and 50 in Elementary Algebra. Contact your nearest campus to schedule an appointment. Pre-employment students are NOT required to be registered with Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT).