Construction Boilermaker


Program Information

The Construction Boilermaker apprenticeship requires about four years including 6,600 workplace hours and 720 in-school hours of post-secondary training.

Lambton College offers the in-school portion of the curriculum as set out by the Ontario College of Trades.

One must pass an exam to receive a Certificate of Qualification with journey person status, which includes an Inter-Provincial Trade Certification (Red Seal).

Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent

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Applicants need a sponsor/employer and must register through the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD).

Applicants that are registered as an apprentice in a trade should receive a letter from the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD) inviting them to apply for schooling. All applications from that point will need their payment processed by the Office of the Registrar & Financial Aid Services at Lambton College.

If you are a registered apprentice and have not received a letter regarding apprenticeship schooling then contact your local MLTSD office.

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Employment Opportunities

Boilermakers fabricate, assemble, install, test, maintain and repair boilers, vessels, tanks, towers, heat exchangers and other heavy metal structures.

They are employed in building manufacturing and power generation plants, shipbuilding and other industrial projects. Boilermakers work mostly in the heavy industrial and institution and commercial construction sectors.

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