2022-23 Calendar

Welding Level "A"

If you have any questions about how a course or program is delivered, you can check the Trades website, email the Department Chair or email the Trades & Apprenticeship office:

Apprenticeship: apprenticeship@okanagan.bc.ca
Foundation and General Interest: trades@okanagan.bc.ca

This program is designed for registered Level "B" welders. Successful completion of Level "A" with ten months of welding experience will lead to certification as a Level "A" welder.

Admission Requirements

  • Level "B" Welding certification.


WELD 300A TH:Shield Metal Arc Weld (P11)
WELD 300B PR:Shield Metal Arc Weld (P11)
WELD 301A TH:Gas Tungsten Arc Weld (P12)
WELD 301B PR:Gas Tungsten Arc Weld (P12)
WELD 302 RK-8 Welding Metallurgy III
WELD 303 RK-9 Blueprint Reading III

Program Schedule: Various intakes throughout the year based on demand.

Location: Kelowna

Textbooks: approximately $40. Students must provide their own steel-toed safety boots, welding gloves, helmets and coveralls.

How to Apply: applicants must contact the Welding Chairperson at (250) 762-5445 ext. 4909.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum passing grade per component is 70%.

Program Area:

Trades and Apprenticeship

Campus (Intake):

  • Kelowna (Sep)




  • Full-Time


2022-23: $1,199.65

  • Fees include all mandatory fees: Activity fee, Health & Dental, Student Association fee, Education Technology fee, Development fee.
  • All amounts are approximate and are subject to change.
  • International students will pay International tuition fees


Click here to view the Training Schedule for up-to-date intakes.

Department Website

Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/07/2022