Welder

 Welders join or sever metals.  They also make metal parts used in construction and manufacturing plants, and weld parts, tools, machines and equipment.

The Welder apprenticeship program is 3 years with 1560 hours of on-the-job training and 8 weeks of RDC technical training each year. 

1st year apprentices

If you are a 1st year Apprentice, you need to be registered with Apprenticeship and Industry Training (AIT) prior to applying at Red Deer College.  More information on becoming an apprentice can be found here.

Welder 2017 – 2018 intakes are:

1st Period
Aug 28 - Oct 20, 2017
Oct 23 - Dec 15, 2017
Jan 2 - Feb 23, 2018
Feb 26 - Apr 20, 2018
Apr 30 - Jun 22, 2018

2nd Period
Aug 28 - Oct 20, 2017
Oct 23 - Dec 15, 2017
Jan 2 - Feb 23, 2018
Feb 26 - Apr 20, 2018
Apr 30 - Jun 22, 2018

3rd Period
Aug 28 - Oct 20, 2017
Oct 23 - Dec 15, 2017
Jan 2 - Feb 23, 2018
Feb 26 - Apr 20, 2018
Apr 30 - Jun 22, 2018

Tuition Fees:
 
Class Length Tuition Other Fees Student Pays
8 weeks (3 years) $784 $217 $1,001

 

Registered Apprentices click here to learn How to Register.

Learn about funding options, parking, residence and more.
Looking for our Pre-employment program?  Find it here.  Pre-employment programs are not available for all trades.

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