Crucial good features of the BC welder training program
This is a quick summary of the features which make this course look to
me like the complete answer to vocational training in Britain.
- is Modular - you can proceed consistently against a volatile employment backdrop
- has "headline" welding training and "adjunct" skills like rigging, blueprint-reading, fabricating - which are crucial to employability and good career development path(s)
- has structured Levels, so you progress on an ascending career path looping back and forth between college and industry
- has a uniform syllabus across the Province, with inter-Provincial equivalences agreed - so progression level up the course becomes the main statement of a welder's standing
- initiates you to the Welder's Log Book - a record, on statutory footing, of your career, tying together all the above points
Local variations meeting local industry specific skill needs
They do exist markedly, are very important in meeting local industry
needs - and accomodate within the uniform Province-wide syllabus. I
will return to this point after showing where are the colleges I
Next - course level and units structure.