Earn level 1 and 2 technical training credit and work-based training hours toward your Interprovincial (Red Seal) certification when you register as an apprentice while preparing for employment in industrial manufacturing, welding and fabrication shops. Learn a variety of welding techniques, layout and fabrication, basic metallurgy, drawing for welding and occupational skills from very experienced, highly qualified instructors in well-equipped shops.
NIC has launched a new Welder Foundation Harmonized Enhanced program. Learn more about this new offering coming to Port Alberni this summer.
Priority Admission is available for Indigenous students.
Complete the Indigenous Priority Admission form as part of your application.
The program webpages contain extensive information about curriculum, admission, highlights, costs and schedule. Please email your question here if you cannot find what you are looking for on the program page. Be sure to note your program of interest in the subject line. Alternatively, you can make an appointment to meet with an advisor through the online booking system.
As soon as I started it, I fell in love with it. It’s an awesome program with amazing teachers. I learned a huge amount.
Ryan Ware, NIC Welding grad