Quick escape link leading to Weather Network websiteQuick Escape

Welder Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Welder Pre-Apprenticeship Program

Now Accepting Applications

YWCA Hamilton is offering the Welder Pre-Apprenticeship Program for women and gender diverse people at no cost. Eligible participants will be provided with technical training and job coaching to start their career in the trades.

#ActuallyICan thrive in skilled trades

Program Overview

Learn to join metal pieces using heat and/or pressure, follow specifications, cut and shape metals, fit assemblies, and utilize arc, gas, and resistance welding.

Program Offers:

  • 25-29 weeks of training
  • Employability and Job readiness training
  • Financial and transportation support may be provided
  • Support in finding PAID placement for up to 12 weeks
  • PPE and toolkit provided

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Women and gender-diverse people, 18 years and older
  • Resident of and able to work in Ontario
  • A minimum of grade 12 high school education or its equivalent
  • Able to travel to training and work sites

Interested applicants may be assessed for Math skills (Ontario Grade 12 or equivalent)

Start Date:

To Be Confirmed

To apply please complete this form and submit to:

Deborah Schwientek,
Senior Manager, Employment and Training Services
Email: dschwientek@ywcahamilton.org

Caron Martin (she/her),
Manager, Employment and Training Services – Skilled Trades
Email: cmartin2@ywcahamilton.org

Pre-App Stories

Contact to Listing Owner

Captcha Code