Fanshawe College

Welding and Fabrication Technician

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Program Information

School:Fanshawe College
Faculty:School of Applied Science and Technology
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; University Transfer
Field of Study:Welding Engineering Technology/Technician
Description:Ontario enjoys consistent demand for welders and this program is designed to allow students to graduate with a skill set that meets the needs of even the most current manufacturing environments. Students will enjoy a mix of theoretical and practical learning in Fanshawe's new state-of-the-art welding lab. The program features a significant amount of in-lab practice time to allow students to master their craft. Instruction will incorporate emerging technologies like virtual/augmented reality, robotics and pulse welding. Students will have the opportunity to enhance their employability by earning Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) certifications. The program includes a co-op work experience.
If you wish, when you graduate you'll have the skills and knowledge necessary to continue as a second-year apprentice welder, boilermaker, pipefitter, steamfitter, millwright or sheet-metal mechanic.
URL:Welding and Fabrication Technician at Fanshawe College
Course Based:Yes
Length:2 Year(s)

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

OSSD with courses from the College (C), University (U), University/College (M), or Open (O) stream WITH: - Any Grade 12 Mathematics* (C) or (U) OR Academic and Career Entrance Certificate (ACE) OR Pre-Technology Ontario College Certificate OR Ontario High School Equivalency Certificate (GED) AND: - Any Grade 12 Mathematics* (C) or (U) OR Mature Applicant with standing in the required course stated above Note: Applicants who lack the required course may be admitted to the program subject to appropriate prior upgrading.

Test Scores:
  • International English Language Testing System (academic or immigration) or Pearson Test of English (Academic) or Test of English as a Foreign Language (Internet Based)

* 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 15, 2021