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Welding - Applied Certificate

This program prepares learners for entry level work in the welding trade, including preparation for the Level 1 Welding Apprenticeship program. It provides knowledge and skills development in operating welding equipment and performing basic welding operations using current welding practices. Learners also have an opportunity to achieve certification in safety and other courses related to the industry.

Graduates can expect salaries ranging from $26,400 to $66,000.



  • Pipefitter
  • Fabricator
  • Welder
  • Ironworker


An individual must obtain 5,400 total hours with 600 hours accredited from the program. It normally takes three years to complete the required hours.


Admission Requirements

Academic Requirements:

  • Complete Grade 12 or Adult 12 preferred

  • Minimum Grade 10

  • Required Subjects Math 10 & Science 10 at 60% (no Modified Classes)  

If you are currently enrolled in and completing high school:

  • Submit most up-to-date high school transcript
  • Submit a confirmation of enrolment of your final semester courses

Please contact an advisor for more information at

Tuition & Fees

Based on 2017/18 Academic year:

Tuition: $2900.00
Compulsory Fee: $2000.00
Textbooks: $500.00
UPASS  (City Transit): $250

Graduation Requirements

To graduate, students must complete all courses.

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CWB Training & Testing

If you are required to complete a CWB pre-test, the PDF is available to download by clicking here.