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Title: Welder

Definition: Welders join metals in beams, girders, vessels, piping and other metal components to make metal parts used in construction and manufacturing plants; and they weld parts, tools, machines and equipment. They operate welding equipment to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals.

Definition (More Info): TradeSecrets AB

Education Program:
College of the North Atlantic - Welder
Academy Canada - Welder (Entry)
Die Trac Technical Institute - Welder
Keyin College - Welder

First Credential: Diploma plus apprenticeship

Salary Range: PayScale (Canada) (Sept 2015): Entry Low: $30,881. Entry Median: $19/hr.

Salary (More Info): PayScale: Welder

Related Specialties: Industrial Mechanic, Millwright, Sheet Metal Worker, Steamfitter/Pipefitter, Metal Fabricator (Fitter), Iron Worker, Boilermaker

Professional Associations: Women Building Futures (WBF); Office to Advance Women Apprentices; Canadian Welding Association; UA Canada – Welder

Other Resources: Gov of NL: Plan of Training; Red Seal; American Welding Society - Canada

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