Construction Boilermaker
Program Code: CBMB-CBMI-CBMA (Full-Time) Length of Program: 8 Weeks (CBMC) - 8 Weeks (CMBI) - 8 Weeks (CBMA) Awarded Upon Completion: Certificate of Apprenticeship
Basic CBM-1003 Plant Systems and Ancillary Components I CBM-1012 Trade Environment CBM-1024 Rigging and Hoisting I CBM-1038 Prints and Layouts I CBM-1045 Trade Tools and Equipment CBM-1052 Applied Trade Calculations I CBM-1066 Welding and Cutting I Intermediate CBM-2007 Plant Systems and Ancillary Components II CBM-2024 Rigging and Hoisting II CBM-2039 Prints and Layouts II CBM-2052 Applied Trade Calculations II CBM-2068 Welding and Cutting II Advanced CBM-3009 Plant Systems and Ancillary Components III CBM-3022 Rigging and Hoisting III CBM-3038 Prints and Layouts III CBM-3052 Applied Trade Calculations III CBM-3068 Welding and Cutting III

The Construction Boilermaker apprenticeship requires about four years including 6,600 workplace hours and 712 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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All boilermaker apprentices in Ontario must belong to the International Brotherhood of Boilermakers Local 128 and must register through the Ministry of Labour, Training and Skills Development (MLTSD). Apprentice contracts and training schedules are managed through the IBB Local 128

Applicants that are registered as an apprentice in a trade should receive a letter from the 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.

Tuition Fees

For tuition fees, please contact the Office of the Registrar & Financial Aid Services.

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