Mechanical Technician – Welder-Fitter

42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

30 weeks Ontario College Certificate

Learn multiple welding processes and prepare for CWB exams

Overview

Skilled welders are highly sought after and well paid. 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 (GMAW) and gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), FUSION welding, brazing, and cutting techniques. Skills learned are highly transferable and versatile as welding is used in several trades including 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 30 weeks.

NOTE: Successful completion is equivalent to Level 1 Apprenticeship in-class portion.

Your Future Career

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

What You Learn

  • Welding theory and practice
  • 3D modelling
  • Metallurgy and rigging
  • Layout and fitting
  • Manufacturing quality control and assurance
  • Blue print reading

OSSD or equivalent, ENG4C or ENG4U

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. View current English Language Proficiency Requirements.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

WFP015 Blueprint Reading I
WFP020 Welding Theory I
WFP025 Practical Operations - Shop
WFP030 Trade Calculations - Basic
WFP036 Layout and Fitting I
CMM125 College Communication
PFN100 Personal Finance (Inclass)

Semester 2

GENED General Education Elective - Online (WF Sem 2)
WFP200 Blueprint Reading II
WFP220 Welding Theory II
WFP230 Practical Operations II - Shop
WFP240 Trade Calculations II
WFP250 Layout and Fitting II
WFP260 Welding Robotics I

Semester 3

WFP300 Welding Metallurgy I
WFP320 Quality Project Management System
WFP073 Materials Handling
WFP053 Industry Projects
WFP360 Welding Robotics II
SLD100 Solidworks I
PSY123 Applied Psychology

Ancillary fees have been reviewed as a result of COVID-19 and alternative service and program delivery plans. For current ancillary fees details please see https://www.canadorecollege.ca/get-started/money/fees-and-expenses

2020-2021 42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $5440.5 $123.09 - - $5563.59

2020-2021 42 weeks Ontario College Diploma

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $25591.32 $1813.09 - - $27404.41

2020-2021 30 weeks Ontario College Certificate

Commerce Court Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1234.09 - - $3954.33

2020-2021 30 weeks Ontario College Certificate

Commerce Court Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12795.66 $1813.09 - - $14608.75

Ontario College Diploma

Student have the option to complete their practical test with the Canadian Welding Bureau to obtain their welding tickets.

Ontario College Certificate

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.

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