Durham College

Welding Engineering Technician

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Program Information

School:Durham College
Faculty:School of Skilled Trades, Apprenticeship & Renewable Technology (START)
Field of Study:Welding Engineering Technology/Technician
Description:The welding industry contributes more than $5 billion to the Canadian economy and employs over 300,000 individuals. Become a part of this booming field, and learn welding techniques and skills to ensure you’re fully prepared for the trade. In this program you will become skilled in multiple welding processes with additional learning in blueprint reading and metal fitting. You will also become familiar with metals and their unique properties, and enhance your hand-eye skills to work safely and effectively in the structural, pressure vessel and manufacturing industries. Whether you are preparing to build, create or repair, you will have the attention to detail and technical knowledge for a successful career in this high-demand skilled trade.

Additional features of this program include a ‘block programming’ delivery that allows students to complete their in-class hours in one of two sections either from Monday to Wednesday or Thursday to Saturday, and a welding capstone project in the fourth semester that challenges students to research, design, build and present a final project to their abilities and prepare them for the workplace.
URL:Welding Engineering Technician at Durham College
Length:2 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
International: $16,018

Cost per year is based on the 2021-2022 academic year and includes compulsory ancillary and program incidental fees. Does not include textbooks.

Admission Requirements


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

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants are required to have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma or Mature Student Status, Grade 12 English (C, M or U), and Grade 12 mathematics (C, M or U). Applicants are also recommended to have technical mathematics.

Application Notes : Please visit the website for information on English Language Proficiency requirements.

* 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 September 02, 2021