Production Welder | Assiniboine Community College
Production Welder

Learn the trade of production welding!

This program focuses on the theory and practical aspects of oxyacetylene, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding and special processes. You’ll learn layout and blueprint reading to general fabrication skills that will let you start your career doing welding in a manufacturing setting.

Our part-time classes start soon.

Program features

  • Large, modern shop and classroom space at the Len Evans Centre for Trades and Technology
  • Four-month program
  • Two-night-a-week evening classes, plus Saturdays
  • Offered through the Centre of Continuing Studies

Dates and times

  • Courses start date: September 2016
  • Courses end date: Schedule to be determined
  • Evening classes run Tuesdays and Thursdays, 6:30–9:30 p.m.
  • Saturday classes run 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. with an hour for lunch

Career paths

Excellent employment opportunities and high earning potential.

Admission requirements

  • All you need is a complete Manitoba Grade 10 with Math 20S or equivalent
  • English is the language of instruction at ACC and all applicants educated outside of Canada or in a country not on the test-exempt list must meet English-proficiency requirements:
    • CLB 7/8
    • IELTS 6.5

Apply now:

Complete an application form, and include an original high school transcript. Application fee is $75

Costs

  • Total tuition $3,900 per student
  • Non-refundable commitment fee of $1,650.

Personal Protection Equipment

Students are required to provide their own PPE:

  • CSA-approved safety glasses
  • CSA-approved steel or composite toe and plate boots
  • Flame retardant coveralls
  • Welding gloves
  • Welding shield
  • Welding leathers (apron, sleeves, leggings)
  • Respirator

Courses

You’ll be trained to do: Oxy-Acetylene Cutting, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) and Metal-Cored Arc Welding (MCAW). You’ll also learn to use a wide variety of support equipment including hand and power tools and gain an understanding of fabrication layout practices.

All courses are required to graduate with a Production Welder document of achievement. Production Welder is run on a cost-recovery basis and may require a certain number of participants to proceed.

For more info

Call 204.725.8725 or email continuingstudies@assiniboine.net for more information. Visit us at assiniboine.net/cs