Welder

Welders permanently join pieces of metal by applying heat, using filler metal or fusion process. They join parts being manufactured, build structures and repair damaged or worn parts. They also fabricate parts, tools, machines and equipment used in the construction and manufacturing industries.

NOC: 7237

Designation Year: 1979

Designated Red Seal in: AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Trade title: Welder in, AB, BC, MB, NB, NL, NS, NT, NU, ON, PE, QC, SK, YT
Other titles used in provinces/territories: Welder Level 'A' or Welder Level 'B' (BC)

Occupational Standard for current exams

View the most recent standard. This is the complete description of the activities of the Welder trade. It is used as the basis for the Red Seal exams for this trade.

Essential Skills

Discover the essential skills welders need to succeed in their trade.

Job Market Reports

Find regional information about jobs, average wages, and other news at Explore Careers for the Welder trade.

Study for the Red Seal Examination

Learn what you need to do to Get Ready for your Red Seal Exam.

Sample Questions

Try the sample Welder examination questions to prepare for your Red Seal examination.

Exam Counselling Sheet

Consult the Welder Exam Counselling Sheet for a breakdown of the Red Seal examination.

Ellis Chart

Consult the Ellis Chart for a full breakdown of apprenticeship data from across Canada for the trade of Welder.

Interprovincial Program Guide

View information that guides the technical training for this trade in the Welder Interprovincial Program Guide.

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