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Women in Trades Presentation

Attention all female students Grades 7-12. Its never too early to think about your future and welding could be the career you are looking for! Join our instructor, Charlotte Nott, at the virtual Career Discovery Expo: Dream Big York, on May 11th, 2021 from 6:00p.m. – 8.30p.m. This free event provides students, and their families, […]

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Bus Service to Ennismore!

Starting May 3rd, 2021  a bus service will be running between Peterborough and Ennismore! If you are living or staying in Peterborough during your program you will be able to catch the new service from Trent University and be dropped off / picked up right outside our facility! Check out the details at www.selwyntownship.ca/thelink

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March Break

Canadian Welding Skills will be closed March 15th – 19th, 2021 for March Break. The school will reopen on Monday, March 22nd, 2021.

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COVID 19 update

As we all know, the constantly evolving situation with COVID-19 means the regulations we have to abide by are constantly changing too. Currently Peterborough is designated in the Red Zone, which means that we are open but with restrictions in place. If you are interested in visiting the facility for an information session, it can […]

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Provincial lockdown restrictions

Due to the provincial lockdown restrictions Canadian Welding Skills is currently closed. We will be reopening for training on Monday, January 11th, with limited capacity for previously enrolled students. We hope to be in full operation at the end of January when the lockdown is lifted. Thank you for your patience.

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Facility Christmas closure

Canadian Welding Skills will be closing for Christmas on December 18th, 2020 through to January 4th, 2021. This has been a difficult year for everyone. We send our thoughts and prayers to everyone who has been affected by the Covid 19 pandemic, and hope that 2021 brings better days for all. Stay safe and best […]

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Temporary suspension of outside training/ testing

Due to the rapid increase in Covid 19 cases Canadian Welding Skills  is temporarily halting training and testing for clients who require renewal of tickets only. Normally we welcome outside trainees, but currently, for health and safety , we are working to restrict the number of people passing through the facility. Hopefully this is a […]

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Gone but not forgotten

It is with great sadness that we must  announce the passing of our founding director Jon Bennett on August 26th, 2020. Jon started our Private Career College 27 years ago with the aim of training welders to be successful throughout their careers, and a vision for practical welding training quite different from the traditional Community […]

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Boilermaker Apprenticeship Presentation

Calling all graduates! Canadian Welding Skills is hosting an information session for the Boilermakers Union , 12.30-1.30 pm on Wednesday, August 26th, 2020  Come and learn about apprenticeship opportunities and why you should consider the Boilermakers for your next career move. Due to Covid 19; Attendance is by appointment only. Please contact us at 705 […]

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CWS is open again!

We are happy to announce that as of today, July 6th, Canadian Welding Skills has reopened for training. Safety protocols are in place and we are ready to accept new students. Call or email us to find out the next available start dates!

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