Program Capabilities

Program Capabilities outline what skills students should possess as they progress through each term/year of their program.

Students and employers will find this information most useful and can reference either the list of skills or the full program capabilities document to ensure students are gaining the experience they need to fulfill the program requirements.

Upon Graduation

  • Analyze and solve basic mathematical and technical problems related to mechanical environments.
  • Work responsibly and effectively in accordance with appropriate practices and procedures.
  • Complete all work in compliance with health and safety legislation and prescribed organizational practices and procedures to ensure safety of self and others.
  • Apply knowledge of metal fabrication to manufacture and assemble components to required specifications.
  • Select required rigging and hoisting equipment, use hand and radio signals, apply various rigging knots to secure and move plates and pipes safely and effectively.
  • Read, interpret and sketch blueprint drawings including welding symbols. Fabricate assemblies using welding processes.
  • Weld Plate and basic Pipe to CWB ‘all positions’ standards using SMAW and Semi-Automatic. Weld up to vertical plate and basic pipe in GTAW.
  • Basic understanding of theory and components used in welding equipment.
  • Communicate effectively in written and oral formats using traditional methods as well as personal computer techniques.
  • Knowledge of industrial materials and metallurgy (ex.) production and classification of metals, failure analysis, basic effects of welding and heat treatment.
  • Work safely using basic hand and power tools.



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Nikki C Noble
Program Coordinator
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