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What You Do

An Welder performs some or all of the following duties:

  • Interpret blueprints, drawings, and measurements to plan layouts
  • Use specialized machinery for industrial welding and oversee machines that perform the same job
  • Maintain and repair all machinery
  • Follow and enforce strict safety regulations such as wearing heat-resistant gloves, protective masks, and safety shoes.
  • Weld small and large components such as copper plumbing, beams, and pipelines

What You Need

  • Ability to read and interpret technical documents and drawings
  • Knowledge of safety standards and willingness to use protective clothing
  • Ability to use electrical or manual tools
  • Deftness and attention to detail
  • Proficient communication skills

Your Career Pathway

Certificates, Diplomas, Community College

Nova Scotia Community College (NSCC): Welding (Diploma)

2 Years$3,415

New Brunswick Community College (NBCC) Welding (Certificate)

1 Year$3,314

Holland College Welding Fabrication Diploma

2 Years$5,466

New Brunswick Community College: Welding & Metal Fabrication

1 Year$3,314

New Brunswick Community College: Welding Technology

2 Years$3,314