Metal Fabricator (Fitter)
Metal fabricators (fitters) make and repair metal parts used in the construction of buildings, bridges, tanks, towers, boilers, pressure vessels and other structures and products. They develop patterns, they lay out, cut and fabricate structural steel, plate and metals, and they assemble and fit metal sections and plates together to form complete units or sub-units.
Designation Year: 1991
Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK
Trade title: Metal Fabricator (Fitter), in AB, BC, NB, NL, NS, ON, SK
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Metal Fabricator - Fitter (PE), Steel Fabricator (MB), Steel Frame Assembler (QC)
View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Metal Fabricator - Fitter trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.
Discover the essential skills metal fabricators (fitters) need to succeed in their trade.
Find regional information about jobs, average wages, and other news at Explore Careers for the Metal Fabricator (Fitter) trade.
Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.
Try the sample Metal Fabricator (Fitter) examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.
Consult the Metal Fabricator (Fitter) Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.
Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Metal Fabricator (Fitter).
View information that guides the technical training for this trade in the Metal Fabricator (Fitter) Interprovincial Program Guide.
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