Northern Lakes College

Welder Apprentice First Period

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Program Information

School:Northern Lakes College
Degree:Not Applicable; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Welding Technology/Welder
Description:This program will provide first period Welder apprenticeship students with the skills and theory necessary to pass the first Period Welder Apprenticeship theory and practical exams. Topics covered include safety, tools, weld faults, oxygen acetylene welding, shield metal arc welding, gas metal, flux core, submerged arc welding and trade (math) problems.

URL:Welder Apprentice First Period at Northern Lakes College
Length:8 Week(s)

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

    Students must be registerd 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 August 05, 2011