“This 52-week Diploma Program, offered online, provides public works professionals with the specialized knowledge to make tangible differences in their organizations and in the quality of life of their communities. This diploma program is conveniently delivered in an online format, meaning you can earn your diploma and complete all coursework from your own home with minimal disruption to your personal or professional life.”
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“Deanna Johnson, an Aboriginal woman living in Chilliwack, British Columbia, has proven that women can succeed in the construction world. Through her business, Nations Construction & Consulting, she builds quality homes for First Nations people and inspires her community.”
Designed for experienced welders, this program provides skills and knowledge in a broad range of welding practices. The program has been developed in co-operation with industry to meet the increasing demands of the welding and fabrication sector.
In this program, you learn how to permanently join pieces of metal by applying heat, using filler material or fusion process. You join parts that are being manufactured, form part of a structure or are damaged or worn. You also learn various welding and cutting processes to join structural steel and cut metal in vessels, piping and other components. Welders are good problem-solvers who have mechanical and mathematical aptitude and good planning skills.
Are you a team player with good hand-eye coordination? Do you value job safety? Are you comfortable with heights? These are a few of the strengths you will need to succeed in this line of work. The generation, transmission, and distribution of electricity and communications require skills in mechanical systems, advanced electrical/electronic systems, and computer controls among others. Safety and environmental awareness are included in this program along with training in electrical technology, communications, and computer use.
Bricklayers prepare and lay bricks, concrete blocks, stone, and other masonry units to construct, erect, and repair structures such as walls, partitions, patios, arches, paving, fireplaces, smokestacks, and chimneys. Their work also encompasses the laying of fire brick and other refractory materials used in the construction of industrial furnaces, retorts, and boilers. In this program, you learn to safely construct decorative and load-bearing walls using a variety of tools and equipment.
If you like working with your hands and with precision tools, and have an eye for line, colour and proportion, then you could be a Bricklayer and fill the need for this skilled trade in the growing construction industry in New Brunswick! As a bricklayer, you get to see progress every day. To succeed, you need to be physically fit, enjoy working hard for the satisfaction of a completed project, and you should also like working outdoors, because that is where most projects begin.