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Aluminium Alloy Welding : GTAW and RSW

Code 4700
SectorMetallurgical Technology (16)
Number of credits42
Length of training630 hours
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Program objectives

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



Admission conditions

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.

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
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