AB, BC, NB, NL, NS, ON, PE, QC, SK
LOCATIONS DESIGNATED RED SEAL
Median wage in Canada
METAL FABRICATOR (FITTER) makes and repairs metal parts used in the construction of buildings, bridges, tanks, towers, boilers, pressure vessels and other structures and products. They develop patterns, they lay out, cut and fabricate structural steel, plate and metals, and they assemble and fit metal sections and plates together to form complete units or sub-units. Performing tasks:
- Performs safety-related functions and common occupational skills.
- Fabricates components: performs layout, cuts and forms materials.
- Assembles, fits and fastens sub-components and components.
- Performs welding activities.
ABOUT RED SEAL TRADES
The Red Seal Program, formally known as the Interprovincial Standards Red Seal Program, is a program that sets common standards to assess the skills of tradespeople across Canada. The industry is heavily involved in developing the national standard for each trade. It is a partnership between the federal government, provinces, and territories responsible for apprenticeship training and trade certification in their jurisdictions.