Industrial Welding (High School)

Industrial Welding (High School)

The Industrial Welding program provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary to design and build products by cutting and joining materials using ferrous and non-ferrous materials. 

Canadian Student

At A Glance

  • Duration
    2 school years part-time
  • Credential
  • work practicum
  • apprenticeship
  • Tuition Fees
  • additional supplies
    $335.00 (purchased by student)
A supply list will be provided at time of registration and is available here.
* Tuition fees may be subject to change.

Start Dates

Next start dates:

  • September 6, 2017
  • February 5, 2018

Classes held half-days:

  • Mornings: 8:45 to 11:30 am
  • Afternoons: 12:30 to 3:15 pm

Entrance Requirements

Applicants should be currently enrolled in or have successfully completed credits or the equivalent standing from a Canadian school in:

  • Grade 10 Math (20S)
  • Grade 10 English Language Arts (20F)

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Supply lists are provided to students in their admissions package.


You will gain welding knowledge and skills through the Industrial Welding program with hands-on experience designing and fabricating projects by cutting and joining materials using ferrous and non-ferrous materials. The current welding and fabrication equipment used simulates an industrial shop environment, preparing you for apprenticeship. And it’s flexible - we offer this as a daytime or evening program.

Your accredited program consists of 9 core credits, providing theory and practical applications and is associated with the Canadian Welding Association, Canadian Welding Bureau and the Department of Labor. Your evaluation is done through written tests in welding, power tools, blueprint reading, and math with practical evaluations conducted using Canadian Welding Bureau and Department of Labor procedures and standards.

You should possess good manual dexterity, a mechanical aptitude and the ability to problem solve.


High school students who successfully complete all coursework with a cumulative average of 70% or greater in an accredited trade program may be eligible to write the PATHS exam. Students who receive a 70% or higher on the PATHS exam, obtain 3 CWB certifications, gain employment, and register as an apprentice within 2 years of graduating will receive a Level 1 technical training expemption for Welder.

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