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Construction Boilermaker Apprenticeship

Credential: Certificate of AchievementProgram Code: 06391Length: 8 weeksProgram Starting Between:  

Admission Requirements

Applicants must meet all the requirements below in order to meet minimum program eligibility. Meeting minimum eligibility requirements does not guarantee an offer of admission. Admission decisions will be available via MyHumber, or by email and mail. Admission decisions will not be released by phone.

Admission selection is based on the following requirements:


  • Academic

    This apprenticeship is regulated by the Ontario College of Trades. You and your employer are required to register through your local Apprenticeship Branch Office of the Ministry of Advanced education and Skills Development (MAESD).

    You will be scheduled for the in-school portion of training by MAESD. Apprentices who have been scheduled for the in-school training will be sent an Offer of Classroom Training letter from the MAESD. For more information, visit ontario.ca/page/start-apprenticeship.

    Required Preparation

    • Grade 12

    For Peel Region, please contact:
    MAESD – Apprenticeship Branch
    The Emerald Centre
    10 Kingsbridge Garden Circle, Suite 404
    Mississauga, ON  L5R 3K6
    905.279.7333 or 800.736.7332
    tcu.gov.on.ca/eng/employmentontario/training

    Mature Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or other postsecondary school, and will be 19 or older as of the first day of classes. Humber will invite you for testing to demonstrate that you meet program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a mature applicant if they have not completed secondary school or attended postsecondary studies, and will be 21 or older as of the first day of classes. Mature applicants for degree programs will be required to meet course requirements at the U/M level or equivalent.

    College Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a college transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a college-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or college courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants must have an overall minimum grade point average (GPA) of 65 per cent in the program. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

    University Transfer Applicants

    Diplomas and Certificates

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility.

    Degrees

    An applicant is considered a university transfer applicant if they have completed some or all of a university-level credential. Humber may use a combination of secondary school and/or university courses and grades to determine program eligibility. Applicants are required to disclose and provide academic transcripts for all course work completed at the postsecondary level.

INTERNATIONAL ACADEMIC EQUIVALENCY

Admission equivalencies for Humber depend on your country of study. Please enter your location or choose detect my location to see the requirements for your country below.

Post-Admission Requirements

Once you have been accepted, and have confirmed your offer, you may need to complete a further set of requirements related to your program (Post-Admission Requirements).

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Fees

$50 - lab fee. There may also be additional fees for personal protective equipment (PPE) that is required and utilized within the lab.

Scholarships

Humber offers a variety of scholarships each year.

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Pathways

Pathways are academic routes that students can take to move from one credential to another.

TRANSFER OPTIONS

Can't find a pathway? You can still get the credit you deserve from your previous education or your prior work or life experience.

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Contact Us

Program Specific Questions

Program assistant
416.675.6622 ext. 78038
apprenticeship@humber.ca

Current students please send inquiries to: SATadvising@humber.ca.

 

Admissions Questions

Domestic Students  

Phone: 416-675-5000
Email: enquiry@humber.ca

International Students  

Contact the International Centre

How To Apply

Applications to Humber are made through ontariocolleges.ca. Be sure to submit your application by the equal consideration deadline of February 1. You may apply after February 1, however, post-February 1 applications will be considered on a first-come, first-served basis depending on the availability of the space in the program. To check program availability refer to the Campus/Availability listing on Humber's program pages or ontariocolleges.ca.

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INTERNATIONAL STUDENTS

If you’re an international student, you can apply directly to Humber via our International Centre.

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Humber’s Construction Boilermaker Apprenticeship program provides the required technical training and in-school classes to become a boilermaker apprentice. You’ll also acquire the welding certifications that are required by a journey person construction boilermaker. Boilermakers are skilled tradespeople who build, install and maintain boilers, tanks and vessels – huge steel containers with thick, solid walls that hold liquids and gases and must withstand a great deal of pressure for a long period of time. Boilermaking requires a high degree of technical skill and knowledge along with good communication and mathematical skills. Physical strength and stamina will give you an advantage as will the ability to work at great heights.

Courses

Your Career

Up to 40 per cent of current boilermakers are expected to retire in the next few years, increasing the demand for skilled workers to maintain, repair and retrofit existing facilities and to meet the needs of the current wave of industrial construction. At the same time, advancing technology, new materials and modern production techniques such as modular construction and computer-assisted design are also changing the boilermaker field rapidly. The skills you develop in your apprenticeship program will be much in demand.

You’ll also enjoy the travel, camaraderie and pride that come with creating something tangible from raw materials while working at construction sites, at nuclear power plants, heavy water plants, refineries and chemical manufacturers. You can also work in boiler production plants as industrial facilities turn increasingly to smaller prefabricated boilers.

Professional Accreditations & Recognition

Apprentices completing the required in-school training are issued a Certificate of Apprenticeship from Humber College. Upon successful completion of in-school and on-the-job training, apprentices may write the Ontario Certificate of Qualification trade exam.

Additional requirements and/or costs may apply.

Note: The requirements for licensure are determined by the granting body, which is independent from Humber College. Students are encouraged to obtain the specific requirements directly from the granting body before enrolling.

Program Availability

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How to Become an Apprentice

  1. Find an employer who is willing to train you in the field you want to apprentice in. Humber College does not find an employer for you.
  2. Once you find a company that will take you on as an apprentice you must contact The Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities who will come to your place of employment and register you as an apprentice.
  3. Sign a contract of apprenticeship or training agreement with your employer and Training Consultant from the Apprenticeship Board of the Ontario government.Complete on the job training and the required working hours.
  4. Complete in-school training arranged by your Training Consultant at your assigned community college.
  5. Challenge and pass the trade certification exam and receive a grade of at least 70%.
  6. Receive your Certificate of Qualifications and journeyperson status.

Every attempt is made to ensure that information contained on this website is current and accurate. Humber reserves the right to correct any error or omission, modify or cancel any course, program, fee, timetable or campus location at any time without prior notice or liability to users or any other Person.

On June 29, 2018, the Provincial Government of Ontario announced the renaming of the Ministry of Advanced Education and Skills Development (MAESD) to the Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities (MTCU). Both names may appear on this website.