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Welder Apprenticeship
September - June (annually)
TTG is a Training Delivery Agent (106A) for the Welder / Metal Fabricator, Level 1 (common core), and Welder Level 2 & 3.

The Welder apprenticeship program is a partnership between the employer, the employee, the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) and the Technical Training Group.

Welder/Metal Fabricator Level 1:
300hrs, Tues & Thursday 6pm-10pm

Welder Level 2: 
180 Hours, Monday & Wednesday 6pm-10pm 

Welder Level 3:
240 Hours Tuesday and Thrusday 6pm-10pm, + 40 hours Red Seal Prep: Mondays 6-10pm for 10 weeks 

Stratford Northwestern Secondary School 
(TTG Site 1)
428 Forman Ave., Stratford, Ontario

Welder Practical Assessment
The Ontario College of Trades (OCOT) now requires all apprentices and individuals going through the Trade Equivalency Assessment to complete a Welder Practical Assessment prior to the written examination. Upon successful completion of both the practical assessment and the written examination, a Certificate of Qualification with a Red Seal Endorsement (RSE) will be issued. 

TTG is a designated testing centre for the Welder Practical Assessment. To learn more, or to register for testing, please CLICK HERE.
Welder Certification
The TTG facility at Northwestern Secondary School is an accredited TEST CENTRE for the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) and the Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA).
CWB & TSSA Certification
Employers/employees can receive specialized training and testing to meet their specific Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) and Technical Standards & Safety Authority (TSSA) requirements.

Contact TTG at 519-801-8641 or for more information. 
Welder Red Seal Preparation Course
Spring 2019 (April-June)
This 40-hour Red Seal Preparation Course is designed to help prepare individuals for the Red Seal exam.
To apply, please download and fill out the applicable form:

Application for Non- Apprentices

*PLEASE NOTE: As of 2017 there is now a Welder Practical Assessment that has been mandated by the College of Trades that is required in order to obtain your Red Seal. Click for more details. 
Custom Welding Training
TTG offers custom training solutions to companies that are looking to upgrade their employees’ skills for specific workplace requirements, such as new processes and equipment.

We can design & implement training programs that focus on everything from custom welding techniques, to Industry Readiness (can include blueprint reading , basic math, measurement instruments, Geometric Dimensioning and Tolerencing) that will strengthen your workforce to help you become more successful in today’s competitive business market.

Contact TTG at 519-801-8641 or for more information.