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This 28-week (840 hour) program takes students with little or no previous experience in the welding trade and supplies them with the necessary skills to seek employment in this industry as an apprentice or foundation welder. The course exposes the students to many aspects of the welding trade with a focus on developing practical skills. Graduates of this program will have technical training for level 1 & 2 and 300 work based hours and have the opportunity to write the Standardized Level Exam at the end of the course.
A minimum of 50% In any of:
Or a minimum of 63% on the Trades Entrance Assessment (TEA) mathematics Test scores are only good for two (2) years.
Applicants who have not satisfied the Math requirement within the last seven (7) years must write the TEA Mathematics test and must receive a minimum of 63%.
Minimum passing grade is a GGA of seventy percent (70%)
Trades and Apprenticeship
2022-23: $4,386.66 (Kelowna, Penticton, Salmon Arm) $4,450.50 (Vernon)
This program is student loan eligible.
Click here to view the Training Schedule for up-to-date intake dates.
Okanagan College Calendar: Printed 12/09/2022