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ERIC Number: ED538617
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 2007
Pages: 32
Abstractor: ERIC
Reference Count: N/A
ISBN: ISBN-978-0-7785-6384-6
Welder: Apprenticeship Course Outline. Apprenticeship and Industry Training. 1207.1
Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
The graduate of the Welder apprenticeship program is a certified journeyperson who will be able to: (1) be skillful in the fusing of metals using prescribed welding applications; (2) have a working knowledge of the welding equipment involved with the various welding procedures; (3) comprehend drawings and develop layout patterns for projects and calculate quantities of materials; (4) have a thorough knowledge of metals, arc electrodes, welding gases and gas welding filler rods; (5) recognize defective welds; know the cause and proper procedure for the repair of the defective area; (6) have a working knowledge of mathematics calculations pertaining to the welding trade; (7) have a working knowledge of the required codes; (8) be familiar with the work of other trades people in affiliated trades; and (9) perform assigned tasks in accordance with quality and production standards required by industry. Requirements for certification--including the content and delivery of technical training--are developed and updated by the Alberta Apprenticeship and Industry Training Board on the recommendation of Welder Provincial Apprenticeship Committee. This course outline contains the following sections: (1) First Period Technical Training; (2) Second Period Technical Training; and (3) Third Period Technical Training.
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Publication Type: Guides - Classroom - Learner
Education Level: Adult Education; Higher Education; Postsecondary Education; Two Year Colleges
Audience: Students
Language: English
Sponsor: N/A
Authoring Institution: Alberta Advanced Education and Technology
Identifiers - Location: Canada