Multi-Process Alloy Welding


Red Seal certified welders may pursue an additional level of specialty training in low alloy and stainless steel welding.  This is an optional, 5 week program which requires the welder to register as an apprentice with an employer sponsor.  Upon successful completion of technical training, an ITA standardized exam and 900 work-based hours, a "Multi-Process Alloy Welding Endorsement" will be affixed to the welder's existing Certificate of Qualification.

Admission Requirements

  • You must be a registered apprentice within BC.

    A pre-requisite to take this program is to be a Red Seal Welder.

  • The Industry Training Authority (ITA) sets up a registration for apprenticeship between the apprentice, the employer and the ITA.

  • To view the apprenticeship schedule and apply on line visit OC Apprenticeship Programs.

Program Components

First Year - Level 1
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Basic Metallurgy
  • Gas tungsten arc
  • Layout and Fabricate Components

Program Fees

  • For tuition information visit Apprenticeship Tuition Fees.
  • Students must supply approved safety boots and gear and coveralls.
  • Income support for apprentices attending technician-training courses is provided by Human Resources Development Canada (HRDC) through regular employment insurance eligibility.
  • For financial and other useful documents visit Important Documents

For complete details on apprenticeship and to schedule your technical training, visit the OC Apprenticeship Programs section of the website.

Program Contact

Apprenticeship Office
(250) 762-5445 Local 4347 or toll free 1-800-621-3038