Welding Trades

Welding Programs

A foundation program is entry-level training that provides a student, who has no previous experience, with the basic knowledge and skills they need to gain employment in the trade. 

 Welder - Student, Stephanie Cromie


Modular Training System

Welders who are not registered with the Industry Training Authority (ITA) and track their technical training and practical work-based hours in a Welder Logbook. A scanned copy of the logbook will be required to prove
admission requirements. 

Welder 'B' Level

Welder 'A' Level

Apprenticeship Training System
Welders who have a sponsor (employer) and who are registered with the Industry Training Authority. Apprentices must have an ITA Apprentice registration number.

Welder Level 1

Welder Level 2

Welder Level 3

Multi-Process Alloy Welding Program 

If you require assistance, please contact the Trades and Apprenticeship Office.

Toll free: 1 800 621 3038
Email: apprenticeship@okanagan.bc.ca
Office location: T115, 1000 KLO Road, Kelowna
Welding Cutting

Okanagan College is a recognized welder testing agency for the Ministry of Municipal Affairs, Boiler and Pressure Vessel Safety Branch.

Book your CWB Test or BCP-100 Test at our Kelowna facility. 

Expand your knowledge of the trade! Welders can advance their skills with the Metal Fabricator (Fitter) program. This program focuses on developing skills such as drawing and layout procedures for custom fabrications. 

Metal Fabricator (Fitter)