Level B: This program develops more advanced welding skills and related theory than were taught in the Welder Foundation program: pipe welding, gas tungsten arc welding, etc., providing graduates with a broader base of skills and more employment opportunities.
The 16-20 week course length is followed by a job experience component, which then qualifies the candidate for B Level Certification. The B Level stamp is entered into the Welder's Log Book by the Industry Training Authority (ITA), located at #800 - 8100 Granville Avenue, Richmond, B.C., V6Y 3T6. They can be reached toll-free at 1-866-660-6011 or locally at 778-328-8700.
Please note: Levels B and A are registered through the Welding Department by email at BCIT_Welding@bcit.ca. Also, for your convenience we offer a two shift schedule, for hours visit the Courses section.
Interested individuals should contact the Welding department at BCIT_Welding@bcit.ca.
Do you have credits from another BC/Yukon post-secondary school? Do you want to know if they transfer to courses here at BCIT? Check out BCIT's Transfer Equivalency Database to find out.
Nearly every industry employs welders. Graduates find work in such diverse workplaces as metal fabricating shops, general repair shops, new construction sites, mining, logging, shipbuilding, pulp mills, sawmills and oilfield camps.
This course is a hands on introduction to the common welding processes used in industry. Course will include oxyacetylene, MIG, TIG, and stick welding as well as appropriate safety procedures. CSA approved steel toed boots and 100% cotton overalls required.
Introduces basics of fuel gas welding. Includes safety, shop practice, procedures and operation of related equipment. CSA approved steel-toed work boots and 100 per cent cotton coveralls are required.
Industrial and home hobby powersources will be used in this course. Set-up of equipment and correct selection of shielding gases included. CSA approved leather steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls required.
Covers shielding gases, electrodes, equipment, and practical applications including light gauge welding, repair etc. Majority of the welding will be done on mild steel with limited use of stainless steel and aluminum included. CSA approved leather steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls required.
This course covers all position plate welding. Designed for the student who wants hands on experience and basic knowledge of aluminum welding. CSA approved leather steel toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls required.
General interest course for those interested in artwork, furniture building and minor repair jobs. Focus is on the oxy-acetylene process - brazing, cutting, forming, shaping and welding. Last two sessions are spent working on a small project of the student's choice. Project materials NOT included. CSA-approved leather steel-toed boots and 100% cotton coveralls required.
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