About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Certificate
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:1 Year

Program Highlights

  • Hands-on experiential learning in a state-of-the-art, full-size weld shop and fabrication lab, and accredited Canadian Welding Bureau and Technical Standards & Safety Authority test-centre facility.
  • Gain practical experience taking metal fabrication projects from engineering drawings through cutting and forming stages to welding processes.
  • Develop an understanding of industry standard inspection procedures.
  • Related program opportunities include Welding Technician, Welder – Apprenticeship and Metal Fabricator (Fitter) – Apprenticeship.
You are well-suited to this program if you…
  • Enjoy an active, hands-on approach to learning
  • Enjoy working independently and as part of a team
  • Have basic knowledge of math and science fundamentals
  • Have strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Committed to maintaining a safe work environment

Career Opportunities

  • Construction welder
  • Manufacturing welder
  • Shipbuilding welder
  • Welder and welder fitter trainee
  • Welder fabricator-fitter
  • Welder fitter

Being interested in welding to begin with, and after taking a tour of the shop, I was hooked. Over the year seeing the equipment and skills being taught was just amazing. It’s astonishing how much knowledge can be gained from the instructors here in just one short year.

Corbin Thwaites, Welding Techniques graduate

Start Dates

Ontario College Certificate
#0756 - 1 Year Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2018Closed
January 2019Open
May 2019Not Available
September 2019Open
January 2020Open
May 2020Not Available

Future Study Options


We offer a range of future study options for NC graduates. Visit vnmanga.info/pathways for details.

Transfer Credits

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