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Welding Technology

welding hornet.pngDo you want to make $50,000 to $100,000 a year? If you have been  watching the news or reading the newspapers lately, you have almost definitely heard about the shortage of skilled welders in Canada and abroad. The manufacturing and aerospace industry is flourishing in Manitoba. There are also jobs available in the oil industry. Tec-Voc offers a three year welding program that will give students a wide variety of welding and fabrication experience. Students will have the opportunity to explore the many different and exciting aspects of the welding trade. Students in grade 10 will be offered an introduction to the basic fundamentals of welding including Oxy Acetylene, MIG, and Arc welding. Students in Grades 11 and 12 will be given the opportunity to specialize in TIG welding as well as learn how to use plasma cutting, metal bending, and other fabricating equipment. Students in grade 12 will have the opportunity to obtain their C.W.B. welding certification.

Areas of study include:

Grade 10 (2 Credits) WT000V20
· Introduction to Oxy Acetylene Welding
· Introduction to MIG Welding
· Introduction to Arc Welding

 Grade 11 (4 Credits) WT000V30
· Positional MIG Welding
· Positional ARC Welding
· Introduction to TIG Welding

 Grade 12 (4 Credits) WT000V40
· Advanced MIG Welding
· Advanced ARC Welding
· Projects and Testing
· Work Experience
· Opportunity to Obtain C.W.B Welding Certification

Welding Technology Opportunities
Students who complete this program can further their studies at a community college. They can also seek immediate employment in the welding industry where they can train as an apprentice. Students  in Welding Technology, once educated in this field, can find employment in the following areas:

• Aircraft Industry
• Construction
• Farm Machinery Manufacturing
• Maintenance Welding
• Metal Fabrication
• Pressure Welding
• Welding Inspectors
• Welding Instructors
• Welding Supplies Salesperson


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