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Aluminum Alloy Welding: GTAW and GMAW

Code 4700
SectorMetallurgical Technology (16)
Number of credits42
Length of training630 hours
No educational organization is currently offering this program
  • Objectives and targeted professions
  • Admission conditions
  • Program content

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.
(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.

Program content

Code Statement of competency Hours Credits
STC 020-001 The Trade and the Training Process 15 1
STC 020-002 Occupational Health and Safety Rules 30 2
STC 020-003 Welding With Shielding Gas (GTAW and GMAW) 45 3
STC 020-004 Preparing and Assembling Aluminum Alloy Parts 45 3
STC 020-005 Controlling the Quality of Welded Aluminum Alloy Assemblies 30 2
STC 020-006 Interpreting Welding Procedures and Symbols 30 2
STC 020-007 Welding Aluminum Alloys Using the GTAW Process 75 5
STC 020-008 Welding Aluminum Alloys Using the GTAW-P Process 60 4
STC 020-009 Applying Metallurgical Principles to Aluminum Alloy Welding 45 3
STC 020-010 Plasma Cutting Aluminum Alloy Parts 30 2
STC 020-011 Welding Aluminum Alloys Using the GMAW Process 90 6
STC 020-012 Welding Aluminum Alloys Using the GMAW-P Process 45 3
STC-020-013 Using Job Search Techniques 15 1
STC-020-014 Entering the Work Force 75 5
630 42
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