Program Objectives

Acquire competencies required to weld alloys using the GTAW, GMAW, GTAW-P and GMAW-P processes.



Program Content

Code Statement of Competency Hours Credits
STC-001 The Trade and the Training Process 15 1
STC-002 Occupational Health and Safety Rules 30 2
STC-003 Welding With Shielding Gas (GTAW and GMAW) 45 3
STC-004 Preparing and Assembling Aluminum Alloy Parts 45 3
STC-005 Controlling the Quality of Welded Aluminum Alloy Assemblies 30 2
STC-006 Interpreting Welding Procedures and Symbols 30 2
STC-007 Welding Aluminum Alloys Using the GTAW Process 75 5
STC-008 Welding Aluminum Alloys Using the GTAW-P Process 60 4
STC-009 Applying Metallurgical Principles to Aluminum Alloy Welding 45 3
STC-010 Plasma Cutting Aluminum Alloy Parts 30 2
STC-011 Welding Aluminum Alloys Using the GMAW Process 90 6
STC-012 Welding Aluminum Alloys Using the GMAW-P Process 45 3
STC-013 Using Job Search Techniques 15 1
STC-014 Entering the Work Force 75 5
630 42

Admission Conditions and Prerequisites

To be eligible for admission to the Aluminium alloy welding GTAW and GMAW program leading to an STC, candidates must meet one of the following requirements:

Persons must have obtained at least Secondary III credits or their equivalent in language of instruction, second language and mathematics.
Persons must have obtained an Attestation of Equivalence of Secondary 5 Studies (AESS).
Persons must have passed the General Development Test (GDT) without specific prerequisites.
Persons must have stopped their full-time studies for at least 12 months.
Persons must be 18 years old at the time they begin the training program.
Persons must meet the eligibility conditions under Emploi-Québec’s Manpower Training Measure.
(This STC is eligible for the TCST-STC bridge)

Admission requirements for the TCST-STC bridge

The admission requirements for the TCST-STC bridge are identical to those that apply to the TCST-DVS bridge:
- Hold a TCST;
AND - Be at least 16 years old on September 30 of the school year in which you start vocational training;
AND - Have earned the required credits in language of instruction, second language and mathematics in Secondary Cycle 1 in general education in the youth sector or in Secondary II in adult general education.

Specific Prerequisites

Language of instructionSecond languageMathematics
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Educational Organizations Offering the Program



Places available
Admission by waiting list
Course full
English-Montréal SB
Vocational Training Centre Group Status D/E Start Date
Laurier MacDonald Vocational Centre/CFP Laurier-Macdonald AWSE22D D Sept. 12th, 2022

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