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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Welding and Fabrication Technician

Get the advanced knowledge you need to begin a welding career in two years.

For the Winter 2021 semester, this program will be delivered through a hybrid model that combines remote and in-person learning. View delivery modes for all programs.


Creative, innovative learning is at the core of all Sheridan’s courses. Here are the courses you’ll take in this program.

Semester 1    
ENGI16367 Welding Trade Safety 3
ENGI19798 Blueprint Reading Fundamentals for Welders 3
MATH13199 Mathematics for Welders 3
ENGI14579 Welding and Cutting Processes 4
ENGI17545 Structural Fillet Welding in the Flat/Horizontal Positions 5
APPL19402 Computer Applications 3
COMM15586 Industrial Workplace Preparation 3
Total:   24
Semester 2
ENGI10065 Metallurgy for Welding 3
ENGI13672 Blueprint Reading Applications for Welders 3
ENGI17370 Sheet Metal Layout and Fabrication 3
CADD13685 Concepts and Mechanical Applications - CAD 1 3
ENGI19014 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) 4
ENGI10004 Structural Groove Welding with Backing in the Flat/Horizontal Positions 5
  General Education Course (Open) 3
Total:   24
Semester 3    
MATH20271 Mathematics for Welders 2 3
CADD20229 Computer Assisted Design – 3D Model 4
ENGI20069 Structural Steel Layout & Fabrication 8
ENGI25849 Structural Groove Welding with Backing in the Vertical/Overhead Positions 6

General Education Course (Open) 3

Total:   24
Semester 4

Rigging & Hoisting Operations 2

Trade Science 3

Pipe & Pressure Vessel Systems Layout & Fabrication 8

Welding Operations Management 4

Welding in Pipe & Pressure Vessel Applications 6

Total:   23

Note: Courses subject to change.

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