Welding 20

Course Description

Learners will build on their skills in this intermediate level course that will broaden their knowledge of the welding industry. Workplace safety, various materials, proper/safe use of power tools, and intermediate techniques and skills will be examined.

This 50-hour theory component is combined with a 50-hour Work Study placement, where learners will be able to apply their knowledge in a hands-on environment.

All learners, parents, mentors and, where appropriate, school-based administrators are encouraged to familiarize themselves with our work placement policies.

Units of Study

  • Intermediate Safety
  • Intermediate Hand & Power Tools
  • Plasma Arc Cutting
  • The Nature and Production of Iron and Steel
  • Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Intermediate Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Work Study Placement

Course Materials

Supplied by the DLC


Obtained by Student

Mandatory work placement at an approved welding shop
Students are responsible for any necessary workplace attire/materials (i.e. steel-toed work boots, coveralls, etc.)

Suggested Career Pathways

  • Welder
  • Fabricator
  • Ironworker
  • Welding Inspector


Welding 10

Delivery Method

Online Asynchronous


Grade 11

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