Structural & Pressure Vessel Welder Diploma Program

There’s no better time to join the skilled trades – jobs are in demand and our Structural & Pressure Vessel Welder Diploma program provides the training to kick start a rewarding career that will put you in the driver’s seat to your future.

Program Details

NATS Welding diploma gives students a thorough hands-on and theoretical education in the welding field. The program was developed in conjunction with the CWBi ACORN training program to train employees who are job-ready for the current and future needs of the welding and joining industry.


What Does the Structural & Pressure Vessel Welding Diploma Cover?

Our state-of-the-industry campuses provide students with the opportunity to gain critical welding experience using modern equipment in welding processes including: Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW or ‘MIG’), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW or ‘TIG’), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) and Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW or ‘Stick’).

The Welding diploma not only equips you with practical skills in these techniques but also offers support in obtaining Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB), enhancing your qualifications for a wide range of welding careers.

Plus, Programs to Help Navigate Life

At NATS, we believe in providing our students with not only practical expertise but also the capabilities to foster personal and professional growth. That’s why our programs include a focus on mindset development and financial literacy skills.

Thought Patterns for High Performance®
Mindsetting for Success and Well-being in the Digital Age™ from The Pacific Institute

Through “mindsetting” techniques associated with high performance and creating a growth mindset, students gain valuable insights into the workings of their minds. You’ll learn structured process to overcome limiting habits, attitudes, beliefs, and expectations while fostering new ones that propel you toward your goals. With dedicated time for reflection, evaluation, and application of scientifically-proven principles, you can optimize your personal well-being, educational achievement, and drive toward professional success.

The Enriched Academy

A leading personal finance tool to teach you how to manage your money and build a solid financial future.

Admissions Requirements

For admissions to North American Trades School, domestic students must:

  • Interview with an admissions advisor
  • Provide proof of Gr. 12 OSSD or Mature Student Status
  • Complete an application for admission
  • Take an entrance evaluation

Career Options

NATS Structural & Pressure Vessel Welding students gain exclusive access to our comprehensive job placement assistance services. Our dedicated team offers expert support, guiding you in crafting strategic resumes and cover letters, honing interview skills, and implementing effective job search strategies. Our goal is to empower you with the tools and knowledge to secure a job in the skilled trades. Your success is our priority at North American Trades School.

What career opportunities are available to graduates of the Welding diploma:

  • Welder
  • Welder Fitter Trainee
  • Apprentice Welder
  • Apprentice Boilermaker
  • Apprentice Construction Millwright
  • Apprentice Ironworker
  • Apprentice Pipefitter

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