Boilermakers possess the full range of knowledge and skills required to fit, install, assemble, erect, repair and maintain a wide variety of vessels, tanks, towers, hoists and other structures, as well as ancillary equipment and fixtures made of metals and fibreglass materials. Possible work sites include pulp mills, refineries and hydro-electric projects.
BCIT offers both Foundation and Apprenticeship boilermaker training.
Fall 2021 delivery mode: in person
- This program will be delivered in person for the fall semester.
- We have put measures in place for your safety and well-being, ensuring that all safety protocols are addressed. Please see the BCIT COVID-19 page for details on the procedures that have been implemented.
Your education is our priority and we will continue to deliver the applied instruction, collaborative experience, and industry connections that you expect from BCIT.
Basic theory and field-related information along with hands-on shop practice enable students to become competent in basic boilermaker construction tasks.
Boilermakers must be able to work at heights.
Costs & Supplies
Graduating & Jobs
Training prepares students as apprentice boilermakers. Upon successful completion of the program, students may seek employment as apprentices. Industry contacts are available.
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