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.

 

Registration for the Welder program opens May 30, 2019

Registered Apprentices learn How to Register

 

Welder 2019 – 2020

1st Period

August 26, 2019 - October 18, 2019

October 21, 2019 - December 13, 2019

January 06, 2020 - February 28, 2020

March 02, 2020 - April 24, 2020

May 04, 2020 - June 26, 2020

2nd Period

August 26, 2019 - October 18, 2019

October 21, 2019 - December 13, 2019

January 06, 2020 - February 28, 2020

March 02, 2020 - April 24, 2020

May 04, 2020 - June 26, 2020

3rd Period

August 26, 2019 - October 18, 2019

October 21, 2019 - December 13, 2019

January 06, 2020 - February 28, 2020

March 02, 2020 - April 24, 2020

May 04, 2020 - June 26, 2020

 

Tuition Fees:

Class Length Tuition Other Fees Student Pays
8 weeks (3 years) $784 $221 $1,005

Books and Supply Costs: update costs coming soon

WELD Course Costs

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

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