Northern Lakes College


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Program Information

School:Northern Lakes College
Degree:Certificate; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Welding Technology/Welder
Description:Welding is a desired skill that can be put to use in a variety of industries including vessel or structural steel assembly, pipeline construction, commercial construction, industrial construction, steel fabrication, and heavy equipment repair. Experienced welders may advance to positions such as welding inspector, welding foreman or supervisor, or plant supervisor. Master all the foundational techniques required to succeed in a welding apprenticeship when you write the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training exams. Spark your career at Northern Lakes College!
URL:Welder at Northern Lakes College
Length:3 Year(s)

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.
    Students must be registered as a 1st period apprentice by Alberta Apprenticeship to qualify for this program. Those who are interested in becoming a Welding Apprentice must meet the following: Route 1: Applicants must have completed Grade 9; Route 2: Applicants must have received a passing mark on the Apprenticeship Level 2 Entrance exam. Applicants must also be hired as an apprentice with an approved employer.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on February 17, 2023