“Semi-automatic Welding GMAW and FCAW” – new course @ NOVA this Fall!

Semi-automatic Welding GMAW and FCAW / — APPLY NOW (click here) —
Degree acquired: STC – Skills Training Certificate  (AEP – Attestation d’études professionnelles)
Course dates: October 4th, 2021 to April 22nd, 2022 / Duration: 660 hours (5-months)
Days & time: Monday to Friday evenings (5 pm – 10:30 pm)
cost: 0$ (without the PPE equipment: $595.80)

Welders will train to work with semi-automatic welding machines on steel and stainless steel. The welding techniques covered in this program of study are mainly GMAW with FCAW as a supplementary training. At the end of this training, the person will be able to work in various industries specializing in welding. You will receive a Skills Training Certificate (STC).


Admission Criteria:
A person who meets the following conditions is eligible for admission to a program of study leading to this STC:
1. Has obtained at least Secondary III credits or the equivalent in the language of instruction, second language and mathematics;
or Has obtained an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary Studies (AESS);
or Has successfully completed the General Development Test (GDT) with or without specific prerequisites.
2. Has interrupted their full-time studies for at least 12 months;
or Is 18 years old when entering training;
or Has obtained a Secondary School Diploma (SSD) or a Diploma of Vocational Studies (DVS) or their equivalent;
or Meets the eligibility conditions of Emploi-Québec’s workforce training measure.
Program content
Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
STC-012 Determine their suitability for the trade and training process 30 2
STC-022 Prevent health, safety and environmental hazards 30 2
STC-032 Perform welding calculations 30 2
STC-042 Operate lifting and handling equipment 30 2
STC-053 Perform thermal cutting of metal parts 45 3
STC-066 Interpret simple assembly plans and draw sketches 90 6
STC-077 Weld steel and stainless steel parts using the GMAW process in the flat and horizontal positions 105 7
STC-082 Establish welding and cutting procedures 30 2
STC-096 Weld steel parts using the FCAW process in the flat and horizontal positions 90 6
STC-105 Produce simple assemblies 75 5
STC-111 Prepare for their career path 15 1
STC-126 Enter the workforce 90 6
660 44



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