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What will I learn?

The welding aspect is present in our everyday life. It can find use in simple things such as a desk or a table and it also has a bigger importance when it comes to the industry of automobiles, planes, and construction of bridges. The welding industry is a diversified field and provides many career opportunities.

The Welding and Fitting program consists of 29 competencies; a total of 1800 hours. The students will have to complete alternatively theoretical and practical work to develop the skills to assume the roles, functions, and tasks related to the job. Therefore, they will be well equipped to progress effectively while ensuring the integration of safety in the workplace.

During the program, the student will:

• Prepare and weld steel, stainless steel and aluminum parts according to different processes, such as; SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW;

• Accomplish projects of welding steel parts and producing basic assemblies;

• Interpret plans, specifications and Welding procedures.

Welding is an area of expertise that requires precision, consistency and agility. The new graduates can specialize both in the construction and repair of ships, in pipeline construction welding, structural construction welding, machinery and equipment repair welding or in the precision welding in aerospace.

Main Job Operations

Welders perform some or all of the following duties:

• Read and interpret blueprints or welding process specifications

• Operate manual or semi-automatic welding equipment

• Operate manual or semi-automatic flame cutting equipment

• Operate brazing and soldering equipment

• Operate metal shaping machines such as brakes, shears and other metal straightening and bending machines

• Repair worn parts of metal products by welding extra layers

Which department am I in?

Aviron Technical Institute

Study options

Full Time (1800 hours)

Tuition fees
Tuition fee: CAN $23,950
Start date

Expected August 2021


Aviron Technical Institute

5460 Royalmount, Ville Mont Royal,

Quebec (QC),

H4P 1H7, Canada

Entry requirements

For international students

To be eligible for admission for vocational studies leading to an SSVD in Welding and Fitting, international students must meet one of the following requirements:

• Comparative Evaluation: This is a document issued by Immigration, Diversity and Inclusion Québec. It indicates the level of education equivalent for studies conducted outside of Québec. The minimum required level is a secondary 4. OR

• Diploma and Transcript: Certified copies of your diploma and transcript from the highest level of education are required. The copies must be translated into French or English. The assessment of the level of study will be completed by the school; the minimum level corresponding to the Quebec school system required is secondary 4; OR

• General Development Test (GDT) and specific prerequisites: You must present a document stating that you have successfully completed the TDG and specific prerequisites. OR

• Secondary School Equivalency Test (SSET): This evaluation is composed of seven equivalency exams at the Secondary 5 level. These multiple choice tests assess your general knowledge in English (grammar), English (reading comprehension), mathematics, French (second language), social studies, economics and natural science. Once you’ve passed the evaluation, an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary Studies (AESS) at the Secondary 5 level is issued. You must present this certificate to apply for an SSVD.

Language proficiency

All foreign students must demonstrate a good knowledge of the language of instruction by holding a recognized language test. Results must correspond to an intermediate level. The candidates who have studied in the language of instruction will be exempted.