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Multi-Process Alloy Welding: Apprenticeship

  • Training Level
  • Tuition Estimate
    $645 per in-class session
  • Credential Granted
  • Coordinator Contact
    Contact Tracy Harrison, Apprenticeship Manager Assistant 250.762.5445 (loc 4347)

Application Deadline Advice

Training Schedule

Training schedule details provided by the BC Trades Training Consortium (TTC).

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This program satisfies the training standard set by the BC Industry Training Authority (ITA) for:

Welder Endorsement - Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW)

ITA Source: 'Welder Endorsement - Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW)' profile.


You can add a Multi-Process Alloy Welding (MPAW) endorsement to your original Welder Certificate by completing 900 hours of work-based training and 150 hours (5 weeks) of technical training.

This program normally takes one year to complete.

The technical training requirement is typically met through block-release training delivered by an ITA-approved training provider. This normally is offered on a full-time basis.

Training Content

Training modules are:
  • Occupational Skills
  • Oxy-Fuel Cutting and Gouging Processes (OFC and OFG)
  • Fusion and Braze Welding (TB) Using the Oxy-Fuel (OFW) Process
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Elctric Arc Cutting, Gouging and Related Processes
  • Semi-Automatic Welding
  • Basic Metallurgy
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
  • Welding Drawings
  • Layout and Fabricate Components
  • Quality Control and Inspection
  • Standards, Codes, Specifications and Welder Qualifications
  • Submerged Arc Wedling (SAW)
  • Specialized Processes


  • A Welder - Certificate of Qualification with Interprovincial Red Seal Endorsement

Related Occupations

Apprenticeship training in this program can lead to a career in:

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