This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
Welder Endorsement - Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW)
For updated details regarding Welder Endorsement - Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW), please review the ITA Accredited program profiles.
Individuals who wish to begin an apprenticeship in this program must register with the
ITA along with their sponsors. Application
forms for all programs are available from the ITA website. Online
registration is also available for most programs though the ITA website.
"Red Seal Welder with Multi-Process Welding Endorsement" (MPAW) means a certified Welder who has advanced training, skills, and abilities to weld all materials, including specialized alloys, by any manual welding process, in any position, and other such work usually done by a Red Seal Welder with MPAW Endorsement.
This program normally takes one year to complete.
The technical training requirement is 150 hours (5 weeks) and can typically met through block-release training delivered by an ITA-approved training provider. This normally is offered on a full-time basis. The work-based training is 900 hours.
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
- Specialized Processes
- Basic Metallurgy
- Welding Drawings, Layout and Fabrication
- A Welder - Certificate of Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement
If you have any questions about this program please contact ITA Customer Service at 1.866.660.6011.
Individuals who hold the credentials listed below are entitled to receive partial credit toward the completion requirements of this program.
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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