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Faculty of Applied Science & Technology

Welding and Fabrication Technician/Welding Techniques

Learn the most current welding techniques and theories.


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

Students in the 2-year Welding and Fabrication Technician diploma program will also take the following courses:

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

Field Placement & Seminar for Welders 4

Welding in Pipe & Pressure Vessel Applications 6

Total:   23

Note: Courses subject to change.

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