Why Choose Welding

A welding career is for you! Skilled Trades are in high demand in many local sectors and offer a good paying career.

Over 40% of all new jobs will be in skilled trades and technologies in the next 2 decades. As many baby boomers start to retire, there is a new demand for qualified trades workers. Local industries are concerned about having a new pool of skilled labour.

Growing Demand

York Industrial Trades Academy offers courses and training for rewarding careers in welding. YITA has established relationships with employers and government programs. Our knowledge of the job market and skills required to meet the demands of today’s employers ensure we deliver courses to meet those needs.

A growing Ontario market allows for a stable career and good earning potential.


Job Opportunities 

  • Motor Vehicle Manufacturers
  • Machinery and Equipment Manufacturers
  • Motor Vehicle Parts Manufacturers
  • Construction Companies
  • Steel Companies
  • Metal Fabrication Companies
  • Repair Shops

Job Titles

Potential Positions

  • Structural Welder/Iron Worker
  • Pipe Fitter
  • Boiler Makers
  • Fitter/ Welder Fitter
  • Fabricator
  • Production Welder
  • Metal Fabrication Labourer
  • Construction Trades Helper
  • Commercial Diver
  • Millwright
  • Aviation Welding Technician

The choices of companies that employ CNC machinists and programmers in Toronto, Ontario and Canada are equally diverse. YITA programs have been designed for graduates to maximize employment opportunities and 9 out of 10 graduates have found full-time jobs within 6 months. For interested individuals looking to pursue a career in the skilled and technical trades, register now to attend an upcoming Open House.

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