Welder - 456A

Mohawk College Certificate
This apprenticeship program covers the required in-class training for the Welder trade.
Overview

Program Highlights

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  •  State-of-the-art facilities
  • “Earn while you learn” training model, combining on-the-job and in-school training
  • In-school training lead by faculty and staff who are experienced, licensed journeypersons
  • You may qualify for income support while in school through Employment Insurance Canada benefits or training allowance

What you'll learn

  • Acquire thorough knowledge of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and thermal cutting.

  • Essential skills required to meet the performance objectives of the Apprenticeship Training Standards.

  • Obtain an understanding for reading and interpreting blueprints.

  • Ensure quality of product/ process before, during and after welding through certification testing.

  • Learn how to fit subassemblies and assemblies together and to prepare assemblies for welding.

This program covers all in-class training for this apprenticeship.
 

Program Structure

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Accessible description of the apprenticeship program format

Start: Find an employer or sponsor for your training. 

Register: Register with Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU)

Level 1: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 2: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Level 3: Complete the on the job and in-school requirements.

Completion: Become a Journeyperson by successfully completing the certificate of qualification (C of Q) Exam. 

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Admission

Offers of classroom training are issued by the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU) to registered apprentices who are members in good standing with the Ontario College of Trades (OCOT).

Please contact your Employment and Training Consultant at the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities for availability to add Mohawk College as your school preference.

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Experiential Learning

How you’ll gain skills

This apprenticeship consists of 6,000 hours:

Opportunities

Opportunities

Where you can go next:

Your future career options:

  • Fabrication Welder
  • Production Welder
  • Construction Welder
  • Pressure Vessel Welder

Where you could work includes:

  • Fabricating Shops

  • Manufacturers of Structural Steel and Platework
  • Construction Industries
  • Heavy Machinery Contractors
  • Aircraft Contractors
  • Ship Building and Other Transportation Contractors
  • Specialized Welding Shops

Opportunities for grads:

  • Canadian Welding Bureau
  • Certificate of Qualification (C of Q)

Course Overview & Descriptions

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Learning Outcomes

Program Learning Outcomes for apprenticeship programs, are defined within the Curriculum Training Standard for each trade, and set out the essential learning that a student must achieve before being deemed ready to graduate.

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The Curriculum Standards are developed by the Ontario College of Trades in consultation with representatives from the trade and Training Delivery Agent instructors.

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Multiple Intakes

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