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Programs & Courses
  • Work for diverse industries and earn top dollar for your trade.

  • Gain hands-on experience to prepare you for an exciting career.

  • Welder Foundation graduates will receive 300 hours of credit towards the work-based experience.

  • Welding can take you around the world.

  • When you complete all welding modules, you will be trained to a province-wide competency level.

Program At-A-Glance

Length of Study: 
7 Months
Accreditation: 
Certificate
Campus: 
Silver King, Nelson

In the News

For high school students in the West Kootenay interested in a career in trades, the Youth Explore Trades Sampler is a program that gets learners involved in hands-on training and provides a vital snapshot into a vareity of different options.

For high school students in the West Kootenay interested in a career in trades, the Youth Explore Trades Sampler is a program that gets learners involved in hands-on training and provides a vital snapshot into a vareity of different options.

The annual BC Skills Competition puts students to the test where they match their skills and knowledge to compete with others across the province. Two Selkirk College Welder Foundation Program students flew the flag proudly in Cranbrook and returned to the West Kootenay with medals.

The annual BC Skills Competition puts students to the test where they match their skills and knowledge to compete with others across the province. Two Selkirk College Welder Foundation Program students flew the flag proudly in Cranbrook and returned to the West Kootenay with medals.

Students and staff at the Selkirk College Silver King Campus are preparing for a new learning era in Nelson courtesy of a major project that is refreshing the aging facility. One of the most visible elements of the renewal project has now started to take shape.

Students and staff at the Selkirk College Silver King Campus are preparing for a new learning era in Nelson courtesy of a major project that is refreshing the aging facility. One of the most visible elements of the renewal project has now started to take shape.

The first group of students to test out the future of the Silver King Campus got busy in the freshly completed welding shop which is the first learning area to be complete in the project that will transform the half-century old campus into a modern learning environment.

The first group of students to test out the future of the Silver King Campus got busy in the freshly completed welding shop which is the first learning area to be complete in the project that will transform the half-century old campus into a modern learning environment.

The pace of the Selkirk College Silver King Campus renewal project has picked up in the last month and it's heading into full steam ahead. With more hands needed to get the job done, general contractor Yellowridge Construction is finding help in the shops that are currently undergoing a transformation.

The pace of the Selkirk College Silver King Campus renewal project has picked up in the last month and it's heading into full steam ahead. With more hands needed to get the job done, general contractor Yellowridge Construction is finding help in the shops that are currently undergoing a transformation.

As the British Columbia economy continues to grow and the need for skilled workers increases, the Provincial Government has invested in the post-secondary education required to be successful.

As the British Columbia economy continues to grow and the need for skilled workers increases, the Provincial Government has invested in the post-secondary education required to be successful.

What Students Say

Kate Tupper Alumni Graduate from Selkirk College
To be a female tradesperson you always have to be on top of your game. If I hadn’t attended Selkirk, my point of view as an artist and my practical skill level would be entirely different.
Kate Tupper, C-Level Welding, Industry and Trades Program 2004 Graduate. Owner, Spark Tart Design, Kootenays, BC.