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Welding Technology

Do 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 and there are plenty of lucrative 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

welding1.jpgGrade 10

Introduction to Oxy Acetylene welding
Introduction to MIG welding
Introduction to Arc welding
2 Credits 

Grade 11

Positional MIG welding
Positional ARC welding
Introduction to TIG welding
4 Credits 

Grade 12

Advanced MIG welding
Advanced ARC welding
Projects and testing
Work experience  
4 Credits

Welding Technology Opportunities

Students who complete this program can further their studies at a community college or university. They can also seek immediate employment in the welding industry where they can train as an apprentice. Students interested in Welding Technology, onceeducated 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
For more information about the Welding Technology program at Tec-Voc, please contact: 
• MR. T. PUNTON (Welding Instructor, Journeyman Welder)

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