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Program Overview

Our welding programs stand out for their excellent instructors, superior facilities and strong reputation among employers.

Skills that are in demand

The need for skilled welders is growing in Canada. Sheridan's welding programs offer superior training and a pathway into this highly desirable trade. You'll get a thorough, practical education in the most current welding techniques and theories. Upon graduation, you'll be qualified to enter an apprenticeship as a welder, boilermaker, pipefitter, steamfitter, millwright or sheet-metal mechanic.

Canadian Welding Bureau certification

Our welding programs provide opportunities for Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) certification. Welding and Fabrication Technician diploma students may challenge structural steel tests in four welding processes to obtain up to 13 licences. In our 1-year Welding Techniques certificate program, students may test in three welding processes in the flat position to obtain up to three licences.

Prepare for your career

In the classroom, you’ll study industrial practices in areas such as:

  • Metallurgy (chemical processes)
  • Safety
  • Blueprints and construction documents
  • Layout and fabrication
  • Trade calculations
  • Welding theory
  • Communications for the trades

You'll also learn how to conduct a job search, maintain proper work documentation, and communicate effectively on the job.

Career Opportunities

After graduating from the one-year Welding Techniques certificate program, you'll be qualified to enter an apprenticeship as a welder, boilermaker, pipefitter, steamfitter, millwright or sheet-metal mechanic.

Sample job titles for graduates of the two-year diploma program include:

  • Structural Steel Welder
  • Boilermaker
  • Steamfitter
  • Industrial Maintenance Mechanic Millwright
  • Sheet Metal Mechanic
  • Welding Inspector
  • Welding Technologist

Welding and Fabrication Technician (Diploma) Program Learning Outcomes

The graduate has reliably demonstrated the ability to:

  • Use safe practices in the welding environment related to personal conduct, use of tools and equipment and exposure to hazardous materials and conditions in accordance with the Occupational Health and Safety Act and Regulations for industrial establishments.
  • Utilize blueprints and shop drawings to achieve specified weldment configurations.
  • Apply trade-related math skills to welding and fabrication including geometry, algebra, trigonometry, area, volume and ratio as well as calculations involving weights, loads and lifts.

De qual departamento farei parte?

Faculty of Applied Science and Technology

Opções de estudo

Período integral (2 anos)

CAD$18.131,00 (R$ 74.156) por ano
The fees shown here are for the 2020-2021 academic year, and are subject to change.
Data de início

Esperado Setembro 2021


Sheridan College (Ontario)

Davis Campus,

7899 McLaughlin Road,


Ontario (ON),

L6Y 5H9, Canada

Requisitos de admissão

Para estudantes internacionais

Applicants must hold Ontario Secondary School Diploma or equivalent, including these required courses:

  • One English, Grade 12 (ENG4C or ENG4U);

English-language proficiency testing:

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language): 80 (20L,W,S,R) iBT (Internet-based TOEFL) or 550 Paper-based

IELTS (International English Language Testing System) Academic Module: 6 – Overall Band Score with no Band below 5.5

PTE A (Pearson Test of English Academic): 58 - Overall Minimum Score (49L,W,S,R)

FCE (Cambridge English First): 174 - Cambridge English Scale or FCE B

CAE (Cambridge English: Advanced): 180 - Cambridge English Scale or CAE C

CPE (Cambridge English Proficiency): 200 - Cambridge English Scale or CPE C

Sheridan EAP (English for Academic Purposes): 70%

Sheridan EPA (English Proficiency Assessment): 4.0 – Listening Band, 4.0 – Reading Combined Band, CLB 7 – Writing