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Welder Training

Welding slideshow
Schedule Full time
Category Trades
Accreditation Certificate
Duration 16 Weeks

Campuses Offered

Toronto 416-423-8188

Approved as a vocational program under the Private Career Colleges Act, 2005


The Welder training certificate program consists of classroom theory that covers technical material and blueprints and practical hands-on training. Students will receive training in the use of the following equipment: Oxy-Acetylene Cutting, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux-Cored Arc Welding and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). In addition, students will be trained to use a wide variety of support equipment including portable grinders and many small hand tools. The Welding Training certificate program will also prepare you for Welding certification.

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Welding class projects will help you with the transition from welds to actual work. All Welding Technology tests are based on Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) and Technical Standards and Safety Authority (TSSA).

Note: The Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) requires testing in the following sequence: flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead.

Program Overview
    • Introduction and Safety, Fundamentals of Welding
    • Blueprints Reading and Symbols in Drawings for Welders
    • Mathematics and Metallurgy in Welding
    • Oxy-Fuel Gas Cutting
    • Shielded Metal Arc “STICK” Welding (SMAW)
    • Gas Metal Arc “MIG” Welding (GMAW)
    • Flux-Core Arc Welding (FCAW)
    • Gas Tungsten Arc “TIG” Welding (GTAW)
    • Cutting Processes (Plasma and Air-Carbon Arc)
    • Exams and Job preparation
  • An Ontario Secondary School Diploma OR
  • Students are 18 years of age or older and pass the program entrance examination


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Welders operate welding equipment to weld ferrous and non-ferrous metals. They are employed by companies that manufacture structural steel and platework, boilers, heavy machinery, aircraft and ships and other metal products, and by welding contractors and welding shops, or they may be self-employed. (click here to see details)


Possible Careers NOC: 7237

  • assembly line welder
  • aviation welding technician
  • brazing machine operator and setter
  • electric arc welder
  • flame cutter
  • general welder

  • grinder
  • iron worker
  • journeyman welder
  • laser welding operator
  • pipeline welder
  • pressure vessel welder

  • production welder
  • soldering machine operator
  • spot welder
  • submerged arc welder
  • welder-fitter
  • welder fabricator

Common duties

  • Read and analyze welding blueprints or specifications
  • Using flux-cored arc welding (FCAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW), oxy-acetylene welding (OAW), plasma arc welding (PAW), shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), resistance welding and submerged arc welding (SAW) to fuse metal parts with manual or semi-automatic welding equipment
  • Using manual or semi-automatic flame-cutting, brazing, soldering equipment
  • Using brakes, shears and other metal shaping machines
  • Repair worn metal parts by welding extra layers
  • Using welding machines such as spot, butt and seam resistance.
  • Using gas and arc welding machines to repair metal parts
  • Using brazing or soldering machines to connect metal parts or to fill holes and indentations.
  • Start, end, adjust and monitor robotic welding production line
  • Maintain and repair welding, brazing and soldering equipment
  • Adjust welding heads and tools

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