2022-23 Calendar

Welding Level "B"

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 for registered Level "C" welders. Successful completion of Level "B" with eight months of practical welding experience will lead to certification as a Level "B" welder.

Admission Requirements

  • Level "C" Welding certification.


WELD 200A TH:Shielded Metal Arc Weld(P7)
WELD 200B PR:Shielded Metal Arc Weld(P7)
WELD 201A TH:Gas Metal Arc Welding (P8)
WELD 201B PR:Gas Metal Arc Welding (P8)
WELD 202A TH:Fluxed Core Arc Welding(P9)
WELD 202B PR:Fluxed Core Arc Welding(P9)
WELD 203A TH:Gas Tungsten Arc Weld (P10)
WELD 203B PR:Gas Tungsten Arc Weld (p10)
WELD 204 RK-4 Weld Quality Control and Inspection Procedures
WELD 205 RK-5 Welding Codes, Standards and Specifications
WELD 206 RK-6 Blueprint Reading II
WELD 207 RK-7 Welding MetallurgyII

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

Location: Kelowna

Textbooks: approximately $80. Students must provide their own steel-toed safety boots, welding gloves, helmets and coveralls.

How to Apply: applicants must contact the Trades office at (250) 862-5457.

Graduation Requirements

Minimum passing grade per component is 70%.

Program Area:

Trades and Apprenticeship

Campus (Intake):

  • Kelowna (Sep)




  • Full-Time


2022-23: $2,607.89

  • 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 intake dates.

Department Website

Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/09/2022