High-Pressure Welding







Number of credits


Number of contact hours allotted for specific training

600 Hours


Program approved in 2000.

To develop in the students the competencies required to integrate harmoniously in to the school and work environments, to perform tasks prerequisite to high-pressure welding, to understand the concepts and principles essential to the trade, to make use of information contained in drawings of pressure vessels, to apply the different processes used to weld pressure pipes, to apply the torch brazing process used on pressure pipes and to weld and repair pressure vessels.

Persons who hold a DVS:
5195 Soudage-montage
OR 1049 Soudage général
OR 5695 Welding and Fitting
OR 1549 General Welding
Have been granted recognition of equivalent learning.
Persons practising an occupation related to the program of study.

New Frontiers SB
Vocational training centre

C.F.P. Nova

GroupStatusD/WStart date
WJan 25, 2021
WJan 27, 2020

Targeted professions (Link to Emploi Québec's IMT En ligne)

Job titles


Program content

Number or codeCourse Name / CompetencyHours
802511Determine their suitability for the trade and the training process15
802522Apply concepts related to standards and to the classification of pipes30
802532Interpret drawings of pressure vessels30
802542Prepare pipes30
802558Weld pipes using the SMAW process in the 2G position120
802568Weld pipes using the SMAW process120
802575Weld mild steel and stainless steel pipes using the GTAW process75
802585Weld pipes using the GTAW and SMAW processes75
802592Weld aluminum pipes using the GTAW process30
802602Weld pipes using the GMAW and FCAW processes30
802621Torch braze pipes15
802632Weld and repair pressure vessel components30