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This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:
ITA Source: 'Metal Fabricator (Fitter)' profile.
Metal Fabricators interpret drawings and develop, layout, mark, cut, burn, saw, shear, punch, roll, bend, drill, shape, form, straighten, fit, assemble, ream, bolt, rivet, weld, test, inspect, prepare, prime, paint, rig, and handle structural and mechanical fabrications constructed from plates and structural shapes of ferrous and non-ferrous metals.
The program combines technical and work-based training. It generally takes four years to complete.
For details about the Pan-Canadian Harmonization Initiative and recent changes to the program structure, visit the ITA website OPSN-2016-016.
Training modules are:
Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:
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