Welding and Fitting


Welding

Program Description

PROGRAM Welding and Fitting
CODE 5695
DIPLOMA TYPE Secondary School Vocational Diploma (SSVD)
NUMBER OF CREDITS 120
LENGTH OF TRAINING 1800 hours
COMPETENCIES 29

The welding aspect is present in our every day life. It can find use in simple things such as a desk or a table and it also has a bigger importance when it comes to the industry of automobiles, planes, and construction of bridges. The welding industry is a diversified field and provides many career opportunities.

The Welding and Fitting  program consists of 29 competencies; a total of 1800 hours. The students will have to complete alternatively theoretical and practical work to develop the skills to assume the roles, functions, and tasks related to the job. Therefore, they will be well equipped to progress effectively while ensuring the integration of safety in the workplace.

During the program, the student will:

• Prepare and weld steel, stainless steel and aluminum parts according to different processes, such as; SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW;

 • Accomplish projects of Welding steel parts and producing basic assemblies;

 • Interpret plans, specifications and Welding procedures.

Welding is an area of expertise that requires both precision, consistency and agility. The new graduates can specialize both in the construction and repair of ships, in pipeline construction welding, structural construction welding, machinery and equipment repair welding or in the precision welding in aerospace.

*This SSVD program is eligible for the program of student  financial assistance from the government of Quebec.