Welding: Basic and High Pressure Pipe

New Dawn College is now accepting applicants for its September 2015 diploma programs. For more than three decades, New Dawn College has been offering high-quality career-oriented training. Today New Dawn College offers two Diploma Programs: Basic Welding, and High Pressure Pipe Welding.

Basic Welding Diploma

The Basic Welding Diploma Program is designed to prepare students to enter the workforce with the skills needed to be a productive and successful welder. The program combines classroom theory, practical shop training, and a variety of work experience and education activities.

Program Duration: 42 Weeks

Program Cost: $10,950 (fees include testing for eight positions)  

Program Subjects

Health & Safety
Oxyacetylene Electrodes
First Aid/CPR
Cutting Equipment
Types of Joints
WHMIS Regulations
Types of Welds
Electrical
Math/Blue Print Reading
Power Sources
Metallurgy
Welding Theory
SMAW Process
Weld Faults
Codes/Standards
GTAW & GMAW
Arc Air Equipment  

Entrance Requirements

Nova Scotia High School Completion or the Equivalent, or Mature Student (21 years old and 1 year away from school) 

High Pressure Pipe Welding Diploma

The High Pressure Pipe Welding Diploma Program prepares welders for the demands of industry in high quality X-ray work as required by the A.S.M.E. section 1X of the boiler pressure code.

Program Duration: 24 Weeks

Program Cost: $9100 (includes testing fees for two positions)

Program Subjects

Safety Training
Pipe Connections
Pipe Design
Shop Safety
Standards & Tests
Data-Connections
SMAW/GTAW
Procedures Aids
Math/Blue Prints
Prepare Coupons
Practice 1G Position
Metallurgy
Electrical
Practical Welding
Practice 6G Position
Characteristics
Bend Testing
2G-5G Position
Gases Fit-Up

Entrance Requirements

Basic Welding Certificate Experience plus welding tickets as issued by the Department of Labor or Canadian Welding Bureau.

Program Instructors

Lorne MacKinnon, Coordinator/Instructor
Industrial Welding Specialist (IWS) Welding Engineering Technician (WET) Red Seal Certified/U.T. Certified Submerge  Arc  Welding (SAW) CWB Inspector Level 11 High Pressure Welding Flux Core Arc Welding Basic Welding TIG Welding

Ed Gillis, Instructor
Industrial Welding Specialist (IWS) Welding Engineering Technician (WET) Red Seal Certified/U.T. Certified Submerge Arc Welding (SAW) High Pressure Welding Flux Core Arc Welding Basic Welding TIG Welding

Bob Chaisson, Instructor
Submerge  Arc  Welding (SAW) High Pressure Welding Flux Core Arc Welding Train The Trainer Basic Welding TIG Welding

Troy Corbett

Wayne Hiscock

Rachelle Ash, Office Administration
Basic Welding Diploma Graduate High Pressure Pipe Welding Diploma Graduate email: rachelle@newdawn.ca phone: 902-539-6581

Apply today!

Please contact New Dawn College (newdawncollege@newdawn.ca) for a printed application package or click here to complete an application online.

If Grade 12 is completed, verification is required in the form of a Diploma or Transcript of Marks. If applying as a mature student please provide a transcript of marks from the last institution attended. For information about a career in Nova Scotia please visit the provincial occupation profile.