Welding Foundation

About The Program

The Welder Foundation program is the entry level program for this trade. Completing this program permits you to weld in the construction and metalworking industries. Training consists of learning to weld various steel and aluminum parts using shielded metal arc (SMAW), gas metal arc (GMAW), and flux core arc welding (FCAW) processes, in the fabrication, construction, erection, and repair components of structures, in plate and structural applications. 

Upon successful completion of this training (minimum mark of 70% in the technical training portion and Level 1 and Level 2 ITA standardized written exams) the ITA (Industry Training Authority) will grant a Certificate of Completion for Welder Foundation.

This program has been approved by the Private Training Institutions Branch (PTIB) of the Ministry of Advanced Education, Skills & Training.

Program Information:


  • Delta
  • Fort St. John
  • Houston



  • Certificate of Completion for Welder Foundation


28 weeks


Training consists of learning the basics of the welding trade with an emphasis on safety.

  • Drafting and blueprint reading
  • Hand and power tools
  • Oxy-fuel cutting and Welding
  • SMAW
  • GMAW
  • GTAW

Program Outline: Welding Foundations Program Outline

Program Costs: N/A

Books: CWB Textbooks (Included in Tuition)


    • Recommended education is Grade 12 or GED
    • Minimum requirement is Grade 10 completion, including English, Math and Science 10


Course Dates: 


January 18 2021 – July 30 2021
August 23 2021 – March 25 2022
January 31 2022 – August 12 2022


To register, please fill out this application form.

Please mail or application or drop it off to #101, 1658 Foster’s Way, Delta, BC, Canada, V3M 6S6.