Prepare for a career in the metal trades. Learn essential welding processes and refine your skills by crafting and fabricating a variety of metal structures. You will build a solid foundation of knowledge and skills in welding processes, including oxy-fuel, shielded metal arc, gas metal arc, and gas tungsten arc welding. You will learn how to use a wide variety of hand and power tools, as well as stationary power equipment such as a press brake, shear, and roll machine. You will learn to read, interpret, and create drawings, and you will use those skills to make your own capstone project. The program includes eight weeks of on-the-job training.
Train at our Georgetown Centre
The Georgetown Centre is a Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) test centre, which gives you the option to participate in weld testing.
Take a virtual tour of the Georgetown Centre here.
Earn your Red Seal
The most successful path to a Red Seal as a welder begins with the Welding Fabrication program. This program enables you to earn 30 hours of apprenticeship time for each week of training and write two years of apprenticeship block exams, which puts you well on your way to Red Seal certification. Upon graduation, once you are working with a suitable employer, you will register as an apprentice to complete your journey to challenge the Red Seal exam. When you register, Apprenticeship PEI will give you credit for the hours earned and block exams passed while you were at Holland College.
A Red Seal gives you the ability to work anywhere in Canada without further testing or certification.
This program has degree pathways, giving you the opportunity to receive credit for your Holland College diploma when you continue your education. For a complete list of agreements, visit the Degree Pathways page.
||Details of Agreement
|University of New Brunswick - Saint John, Saint John, N.B.
||Bachelor of Applied Management
||Graduates with a 70% average receive two years of credit toward a Bachelor of Applied Management degree.