(NOC 7237)

Career Description

Welders operate manual/semi-automatic welding equipment to weld ferrous/non-ferrous metals following blueprints and welding process specifications. They may specialize in certain types of welding such as ship building, aerospace precision welding, and pipeline construction welding. They repair worn parts of metal by welding on extra layers.

Duties May Include

Welding machine operators use previously set up welding machines such as spot, butt and seam resistance or gas and arc welding machines to fabricate and repair metal parts.

Brazing and soldering machine operators use previously set up brazing and soldering machines to bond metal parts and to fill holes, indentations and seams in metal articles with solder.

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Here are some schools that have programs related to this career:

Algonquin College
Ottawa, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Welding and Fabrication Techniques (Weekends) Certificate
Welding and Fabrication Techniques Certificate; Co-op
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Olds College of Agriculture & Technology
Olds, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Pre-Employment Welder Certificate; Apprenticeship
Welding Certificate; Apprenticeship
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Red Deer Polytechnic
Red Deer, Alberta, CA

Related Program(s):
Welder Certificate; Apprenticeship
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University of the Fraser Valley
Abbotsford, British Columbia, CA

Related Program(s):
Welding (C, B and A) Certificate
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Cambrian College
Sudbury, Ontario, CA

Related Program(s):
Welding and Fabrication Technician Diploma
Welding and Fabrication Technician Diploma; Co-op; Apprenticeship
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Modified on August 16, 2023