Welding, Certificate | Selkirk College | Burnaby, Canada
7 months
14822 CAD/full
4025 CAD/full
Tuition fee
Apply date
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The Industry Training Authority (ITA) in the province of BC currently recognizes and supports two streams for welder training, Modular and Apprenticeship. The Welding program is offered by Selkirk College.

Visit the official programme website for more information


Key Facts 

The Welding Modular stream from Selkirk College is for welders who do not have an employer sponsor and consists of the Foundation program (28 wks), the Welder B program (16 wks) and the Welder A program (8 wks). 

The Apprenticeship stream is for those who are indentured by an employer sponsor.  

The apprenticeship consists of Levels 1, 2 and 3 technical training and a fourth level called Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW).

The Youth Train in Trades program was formerly known as Accelerated Credit Enrolment in Industry Training (ACE IT). It is designed to help secondary school students get a head start on careers in the trades while earning credit towards their high school graduation. Learn more online at Industry Training Authority.

Programme Structure

Welder Courses include:
  • Occupational Skills
  • Oxy-Fuel Cutting & Gouging Processes
  • Fusion & Braze Welding
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Electric Arc Cutting, Gouging & Processes
  • Semi-Automatic Welding
  • Basic Metallurgy
  • Welding Drawings
  • Layout & Fabricate Components
  • Submerged Arc Welding

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 7 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Most programs accept applications 12 months before the start date. 




On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any specific GRE, GMAT or GPA grading score requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Have graduated from a BC Senior Secondary School or equivalent, or
  • Be 19 years of age or over at the time of application, or
  • Be under 19 years of age but have a written recommendation from your Secondary School Principal

Tuition Fee

To always see correct tuition fees
  • International

    14822 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14822 CAD for the full programme during 7 months.
  • National

    4025 CAD/full
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 4025 CAD for the full programme during 7 months.

Living costs for Burnaby

1600 - 2700 CAD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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