Welder-Fitter - Mechanical Technician

Welder

Program at a glance

Program code: 
030626
Accreditation: 
Ontario College Diploma
Length of study: 
42 weeks
Study options: 
Full-time
Campus location: 
Commerce Court

Mechanical Technician - Welder-Fitter

Skilled welders are highly sought-after and well paid. In this program you will learn the specialized skills of the trade on industry-standard machines in our 4,700 sq. ft. lab. You will learn multiple welding processes at one of the 33 individual welding stations, including shield metal arc welding (SMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), gas metal arc (MIG) and gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding, oxy-acetylene welding, brazing, and cutting techniques. Skills learned are highly transferable and versatile as welding is used in several trades including plumbing, electrical, and automotive. Graduates will have completed all position welding training and possible Canadian Welding Bureau Certification.

 

Flexible Exit Option – receive a Welder-Fitter Mechanical Techniques Ontario College Certificate after 25 weeks.

 

Your Future Career

  • Welding fabrication
  • Repair shops
  • Mining
  • Iron Worker
  • Pipe Welding

What You Learn

  • Blueprint reading
  • Welding theory and practice
  • Trade calculations
  • Metallurgy and rigging
  • Layout and fitting
  • Manufacturing quality control and assurance
Admission Requirements: 

Program Prerequisites

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

 

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Curriculum: 

Mechanical Technician - Welder Fitter


Semester One - Fall:

WFP 015 Blueprint Reading I

WFP 020 Welding Theory I

WFP 025 Practical Operations - Shop

WFP 030 Trade Calculations I

WFP 036 Layout and Fitting I

CMM 125 College Communication

GED 110Personal Finance - Online

 

Semester Two - Winter:

WFP 042 Blueprint Reading II (9 wks)

WFP 047 Welding Theory II (9 wks)

WFP 051 Practical Operations II - Shop (9 wks)

WFP 057 Trade Calculations II (9 wks)

WFP 061 Layout and Fitting II (9 wks)

WFP 066 Welding Metallurgy I (5 wks)

WFP 043 Blueprint Reading III (5 wks)

WFP 048 Welding Theory III (5 wks)

WFP 058 Trade Calculations III (5 wks)

WFP 062 Layout and Fitting III (5 wks)

WFP 052 Practical Operations III - Shop (5 wks)

GENEDGeneral Education Elective - Online

 

Semester Three - Spring:

WFP 072 Manufacturing Quality Control and Assurance (13 wks)

WFP 073 Materials Handling (13 wks)

WFP 064 Welding Metallurgy II (5 wks)

WFP 063 Layout and Fitting III (5 wks)

SLD 100Solidworks I

WFP 054 Practical Operations IV - Shop Part I (5 wks)

WFP 059 Practical Operations IV - Shop Part II (9 wks)

PSY 123Applied Psychology

 




Mechanical Techniques - Welder Fitter


Semester One - Fall:

WFP 015 Blueprint Reading I

WFP 020 Welding Theory I

WFP 025 Practical Operations - Shop

WFP 030 Trade Calculations I

WFP 036 Layout and Fitting I

CMM 125 College Communication

GED 110Personal Finance - Online

 

Semester Two - Winter:

WFP 042 Blueprint Reading II

WFP 047 Welding Theory II

WFP 051 Practical Operations II - Shop

WFP 057 Trade Calculations II

WFP 061 Layout and Fitting II

 

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Learning Outcomes: 

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

View Mechanical Technician - Welder Fitter Program Vocational Learning Outcomes


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