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Welding B Level - Modular (2017/18)

Total Cost (tuition & fees)$1,675.04
Tuition: $1,563.84
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Additional Fees
Application Fee:30.00
Student Association Fee:36.80
Bus Pass Fee:44.40
Total Fees:$111.20

*These prices are for domestic students and may not be 100% accurate. However, these estimates will give you an adequate idea of tuition and fees for our programs. These prices do not include textbook costs. All prices are subject to change.

Program Overview

Students may attend on a full-time basis and are on a self-paced, continuous intake. Training involves practical and theoretical applications. Students receive credit in the Welding Provincial Standard Log Book upon completion of Level B. At present P8 & P9 are optional. On average it takes 16 weeks to complete with P8 & P9 and 3 months without.


Admission Requirements

Must have completed Welder Foundation and recommended 1,000 work based training hours.

Flexible Assessment (FA): Yes (Credit can be awarded for this program through FA)

Prior Learning Credit: Student may apply for prior learning credit with the ITA (Industry Training Authority), please visit www.itabc.ca


Start Dates

Visit our Trades Training Schedule for program start dates


Program Competencies:

Upon the successful completion of this program, you should be able to:

  • apply safe work practices;
  • cut and weld;
  • read welding blueprints and symbols;
  • weld using different processes on different metals in different positions on plate and pipe;
  • set up a job prior to welding using jigs and fixtures;
  • properly identify metals;
  • identify various equipment;
  • develop knowledge of apprenticeship systems in British Columbia;
  • know and understand the codes, standards and specifications used in welding; and
  • have a working knowledge of the quality, control and inspection procedures used in welding.

This program should help students:

  • develop welding theory and practical skills;
  • develop communication and interpersonal skills related to the workplace;
  • develop skills necessary to work safely and effectively in the Welding Industry; and
  • work independently to develop good project management skills.

Technical Training Content:

  • WELD P7 Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW II)
  • WELD P8 Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW II)
  • WELD P9 Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW II)
  • WELD P10 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW I)
  • WELD RK4 Welding Quality Control and Inspection Procedures
  • WELD RK5 Welding Codes, Standards and Specifications
  • WELD RK6 Blueprint Reading II
  • WELD RK7 Welding Metallurgy II

Transfer Information

Many of our programs and courses will allow you to transfer to other colleges and universities in Canada. You can also apply to get transfer credits from past courses that will go towards completing your program here at College of the Rockies.

Learn how to transfer your courses to College of the Rockies

Transfer Opportunities

If you would like to continue your studies our courses transfer to a wide number of Canadian colleges and universities. If you are transferring to a BC college or university visit the BC Transfer website to see if our courses transfer to that institution.


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