Welding Level B and Level A
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Welding Level B
From construction sites to production shops, welding is an important skill in almost every trade. With advancing technology, welding equipment and techniques are constantly changing. Therefore, it’s imperative for welders to update their skills.
Welder Level “B” means a person who has training in and is capable of welding ferrous and non-ferrous metals in all positions, on both plate and/or pipe, using SMAW, STAW, and FCAW processes. These welders qualify to test for Portable Pressure Welding Procedure (PWP) tests in British Columbia, and such other work as is usually done by a Level “B” Welder.
Graduates of Welding B will be qualified for a variety of jobs in the construction and metal working industries. Possible job titles include Maintenance Welder, Welder Fabricator, Welder Fitter, Construction Welder and Pipe Welder (in pulp mills, gas plants and refineries).
Welding Level A
Welder Level "A" means a person who has advanced training, skills and abilities to weld all materials, including specialized alloys, by any manual welding process, in any position, and such other as is usually done by a level "A" Welder.
Graduates of Welding A will be qualified for a variety of jobs in the construction and metal working industries. Possible job titles include Maintenance Welder, Welder Fabricator, Welder Fitter, Construction Welder and Pipe Welder (in pulp mills, gas plants and refineries).
*Students requiring instruction beyond the scheduled 3 month period will be assessed an additional tuition fee of $125.00/week.
**Check with instructor before purchasing tools.
WorkSafe BC regulations will apply.
For more information on the Industry Training Authority (ITA) and apprenticeship and sponsor information please visit: www.ita.bc.ca
For more information, call 250-692-1700 (toll free 1-866-692-1943) or fill in the online Program Interest Form. A waitlist will be made for future offerings.
Updated July 12, 2012