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 Welding and Fabrication Techniques
SchoolAlgonquin College
LocationOttawa, ON, Canada
School TypeCollege
School SizeFull-time Undergraduate: 19,000
Length42 Week(s)
Entry Grade (%)*
  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Foundations for College Mathematics (MAP4C) 
Prerequisites NotesOntario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD) or equivalent. Applicants with an OSSD showing senior English and/or Mathematics courses at the Basic Level, or with Workplace or Open courses, will be tested to determine their eligibility for admission; OR Academic and Career Entrance (ACE) certificate; OR General Educational Development (GED) certificate; OR Mature Student status (19 years of age or older and without a high school diploma at the start of the program). Eligibility may be determined by academic achievement testing for which a fee of $450 (subject to change) will be charged.
International: $23,620

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The Welding and Fabrication Techniques Ontario College Certificate program provides foundational skills to gain entry-level employment in the welding industry.

Participate in a combination of theory and shop work, and learn metal fabrication techniques and welding, acquiring a solid foundation of principles for the field.

All classes are taught in Algonquin College's state-of-the-art Algonquin Centre for Construction Excellence (ACCE) facility, where you have the opportunity to use up-to-date equipment and learn about advanced technology in the welding and fabrication field, including:

  • gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW)
  • shielded metal arc welding (SMAW)
  • oxy-acetylene welding (OAW)
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