Launch Your CareerUse your hand and eye coordination, creativity and ability to concentrate on detailed work in the welding trade.
Welding uses heat to melt and fuse metals together. You'll use different processes and fillers depending upon the type of metal being fused. Often you'll work from a blue print or work order to complete a project.
For more information on the welding trade, check the Alberta Apprenticeship and Training website
Being an apprentice means you learn on the job as well as during the required training periods. A welding apprenticeship period is three years including a minimum of 1,500 hours of on-the-job training and eight weeks of technical training each year.
Welder is one of eight trades offered at Lakeland College’s trades centre. You’ll learn in modern facilities and in small classes from instructors geared to your success.