Program Title – Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter
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W251 (KL) Kirkland Lake
Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter’s diagnose, install and maintain plant machinery in a systematic manner with a high degree of efficiency. A Welding Fitter will fabricate, and weld various parts and structural steel as required, and install, repair, and fabricate cones, chutes, hoppers and other shapes.
The Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter program provides students with training equivalent to the advanced level of the in-school component of a welding apprenticeship. In addition, the student increases his/her skills in communications, computers, computer-aided drafting, and gains hands-on welding fitter training.
Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitters install, repair and maintain a variety of machinery and are vital to various plant operations. The Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter may find employment in the mining, manufacturing, steel, construction and hydro industries, as well as various others.