Program Description

This program will provide the participant with Level 1 welding, safety training, and employment readiness skills to gain local employment as a welder. The program will provide a combination of theory, hands-on and virtual welding. This program also includes a 320-hour work placement.

This program will be a blend of in-person and online classes. Access to a computer and the internet will be required.

PLEASE NOTE: Dates of programs may change due to government restrictions surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic.

  • In-School: September 7, 2021 – March 4, 2022
  • Work Placement: March 7 - April 29, 2022

Learning Outcomes:

  • applied safety procedures
  • reading of blueprints and welding symbols
  • material and process quality
  • welding theory
  • shielded metal arc welding
  • gas metal arc welding
  • gas tungsten arc welding
  • plasma arc welding
  • submerged arc welding
  • automatic/semi-automatic processes
  • fitting/fabrication
  • brazing
  • thermal cutting: oxy-fuel-gas, plasma arc, air carbon arc

Academic Requirements:

• OSSD or equivalent or

• Pass Mature Student Test

    Apply today to take advantage of program benefits

    • Tuition-Free
    • Small classes
    • Books and supplies are included for eligible applicants

    For more information contact:

    Address: 411 Elgin Street, Brantford, Ontario

    Phone: 226-493-1245

    Email: skilledtrades@snpolytechnic.com

    Admission Requirements: 

    Additional Requirements:

    • Be a resident and able to work in Ontario
    • Must complete pre-screen assessment