Sep 01, 2022

Welding Applied Certificate

  • SIIT - Program Opportunities
  • Regina, SK, Canada
Full-time Education

Job Description

Program Description

Do you enjoy working with metals? Do you have excellent hand-eye coordination and an interest in producing high-quality work? Are you interested in pursuing a career in the construction or manufacture sector? If so, SIIT’s Welding programs may provide the training that you need to complete your apprenticeship and become a Red Seal Welder.

SIIT offers all levels of technical training for the Welding trade at trade shops in Saskatoon and Regina, SK. These programs prepare students to work in the Welding trade, through a combination of classroom activity, hands on work in the shop, safety training, and industry placements. SIIT also includes the Canadian Welding Bureau Certification required to work on most job sites.

Graduates of welding technical training can expect to find employment and apprenticeship as Welders (NOC 7237). They are employed by companies that manufacture structural steel and platework, boilers, heavy machinery, aircraft and ships and other metal products, and by welding contractors and welding shops, or they may be self-employed.

Admission Requirements

  • Complete regular Grade 10 or GED
  • 1 of Math 10 Level:
    • Math Workplace & Apprenticeship 10
    • Math Foundations 10
    • Math Pre-Calculus 10
  • Science 10 Level
  • No modified or general classes will be accepted
  • Note: Some employers may require a Grade 12 or, equivalent to advance in management roles.
  • The Welding trade is physically demanding- you must be physically fit to work in the trade.

Acceptance Policy

Strong preference is given to applicants who are Status First Nations, but SIIT programs are open to anyone.

English Language Benchmark

SIIT is not currently legislated to accept International Students. You must be a Canadian/ Permanent Resident to apply.

To be admitted into this program you must be able to understand and communicate in English (Canadian Language Benchmark Assessment of six – CLB6).

Welding Applied Certificate

This program is 22 weeks and includes safety tickets, Canadian Welding Board Certification, a one week work placement, Level 1 Technical Training, and 650 Saskatchewan Apprenticeship and Trade Certification Commission recognized education hours.