About this Program

Credential Awarded:Ontario College Diploma
Campus:Welland Campus
Length:2 Years

Program Highlights

  • Niagara College has a state-of-the-art well-equipped, full-size weld shop and fabrication lab, and is also an accredited CWB and TSSA Test Centre Facility
  • Program emphasizes hands-on learning
  • Students follow metal fabrication projects from engineering drawings through cutting and forming stages, to welding processes
  • Industry-standard inspection procedures are in use

Career Opportunities

  • Aviation welding technician
  • Electric arc welder
  • Gas shielded arc welder
  • Q.C. inspector
  • Metal fabricator apprentice
  • Welder
  • Pressure vessel welder
  • Welder fitter
  • Brazing machine operator
  • Production welder
  • Maintenance welder
  • Fabrication estimator
  • Pipe welder
  • Welding product sales

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

Start Dates

Ontario College Diploma
#0761 - 2 Years Welland
Starting In Availability
September 2017Closed
January 2018Closed
May 2018Not Available
September 2018Waitlisted (What's this?)
January 2019Open
May 2019Not Available