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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.
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• 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