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Welding

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The Welding Pre-Apprenticeship Academic Information is listed below. Information on the Apprenticeship training can be found at the Advanced Education Branch of the Yukon Government Department of Education.

Program Description

The objective of the Welding Pre-Apprenticeship Program is to provide students with:

  • Theoretical trade knowledge which, together with hands-on shop experience, will enable students to go on to train for employment as capable and knowledgeable first-year apprentices.
  • Good on-the-job safety skills and awareness.
  • The ability to apply mathematical concepts to the welding equipment field.

Admission Requirements

  • Math 10 (min. 75%) (Applications, Principles, Foundations & Pre-Calculus, or Apprenticeship & Workplace) AND English 10; OR
  • Mature Student Status with acceptable scores on the College Placement Assessment or GED; OR
  • Pass Level A Trades Entrance exam; OR
  • Level III Certificate; OR
  • CRIT 040 (min. B-) AND MATH 030 (min. B+)

Other Requirements

  • Good physical condition.
  • Good hand-eye coordination.
  • Suitable work clothes and steel toed work shoes.

Yukon First Nations Core Competency

Yukon College recognizes that a greater understanding and awareness of Yukon First Nations history, culture and journey towards self-determination will help to build positive relationships among all Yukon citizens. As a result, you will be required to achieve core competency in knowledge of Yukon First Nations. For details, please see www.yukoncollege.yk.ca/yfnccr.

Duration

20 weeks

General Outcomes

  • Demonstrate competencies in job safety skills and awareness of workplace hazards.
  • Acquire practical hands-on experience with a variety of stationary and portable power tools.
  • Complete the theoretical and practical requirements for Level 1 of the Welder Apprenticeship.
  • Provide an opportunity to challenge the Welding Apprenticeship Level 1 exam.
  • Acquire skills and knowledge to make a successful transition to an entry-level position in the work force.
  • Demonstrate the ability to apply mathematical concepts to the welding field.

Fees

Tuition for credit programs is calculated per course credit. See Tuition and Fees.

Ancillary Fees pdf 21 KB

http://www.education.gov.yk.ca/pdf/trades/step_into_the_trades.pdf

Graduation Requirements

In order to graduate, students must successfully complete all courses in the program and maintain an overall "C" average (70%). Graduates of the program will receive a Yukon College Certificate. Students may also be offered technical credit towards a Yukon apprenticeship and the opportunity to challenge the Welding Apprenticeship Level 1 (first-year) exam.

Welding Apprentice Level

Welding Apprentice Training Level II and Level III are an 8-week program offered at Yukon College through the Advanced Education Branch of the Yukon Government Department of Education. Students must be registered apprentices to attend these programs. This booklet offers an overview of apprenticeship options within the Yukon. The following dates are for the Apprenticeship levels in 2015-16:

Welding Level III - March 12 to May 4, 2018