St. Lawrence College

Welding and Fabrication Technician

Program Information

School:St. Lawrence College
Faculty:Cornwall campus
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Apprenticeship
Field of Study:Welding Technology/Welder
Description:The program delivers welding technology at the technician level and prepares students for the demands of the welding industry. This market requires graduates with a higher level of theory combined with the practical skills needed to succeed in an industry with an evolving level of complexity.

Graduates of this 2-year program are eligible to receive a Welding and Fabrication Technician Ontario College Diploma. They also receive the equivalent of all the in-school training necessary to meet the requirements of the provincially administered Welder ap­prenticeship program.

Students also have the opportunity to chal­lenge the CWB (Canadian Welding Bureau) certification in several different welding processes. This allows graduates to provide employers with proof of CWB certification.
URL:Welding and Fabrication Technician at St. Lawrence College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $14,413

Admission Requirements


These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 
  •  Grade12 English 

Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent including the following prerequisites: Grade 12 English at C or U level Grade 12 Math at C or U level (or MCF3M or MCR3U)

Test Scores:
  • Test of English as a Foreign Language (Computer Based) [min. 213] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based) [min. 79] or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Paper Based) [min. 550] or International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) [min. 6.5] or Canadian Academic English Language Assessment [min. 60]
Additional Admission Requirements:
    Apply to college as soon as the application is available in October. Applications received on or before the Equal Consideration Date will be given equal consideration. This is particularly important if you are applying to a program that is in high demand or oversubscribed; that is, a program for which the number of qualified applicants exceeds the number of seats available. After the Equal Consideration Date, applications are considered on a first-come, first served basis.

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on July 27, 2015

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