This program prepares you for entry-level work in welding and related trades such as steamfitting/pipefitting. Be ready to work in four weeks!
Acceptable file formats are PDF or WORD files emailed as attachments to firstname.lastname@example.org. We also accept faxed documents at 780-452-1279, or by mail or delivery at 10326 107 Street, Edmonton, AB T5J 1K2. All other formats and online links will be disqualified. Thank you for your cooperation.
To apply to the program, fill out an application form:
If you are interested in applying to be considered for funding for this program, please attach a Funding Application Form to your application:
The program includes:
Welding Basics provides hands-on skills training in welding and steamfitting/pipefitting: shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding, oxygen acetylene cutting and grinding; and training in joining techniques, oxyfuel cutting, pipe spool fabricating, tube and pipe bending, hand rigging procedures, flaring and compression joining techniques and fabricating an angle iron bracket.
- Standard First Aid & CPR (level 1)
- Fall Protection
- CSTS & WHMIS
- Basic Rigging
- Math Review
- WBF Workplace Culture Awareness©
- Job search and job retention support
The WBF Workplace Culture Awareness© module is designed specifically to help women understand the expectations of the construction workplace and prepare women for that environment.
Funding is available depending on student eligibility. A WBF advisor will help you explore your options. This is an approved Integrated Training Program with the Province of Alberta.
If you have questions or need help filling out the forms, a WBF Student Engagement Advisor can help you:
Phone: 780-452-1200 or Toll free 1-866-452-1201
or Register for an Information Session