|Study location||Canada, Ontario, Brampton|
|Nominal duration||1 year/ 2 semesters|
|Tuition fee||CA$18,763 per year
The fee is for the 2022–2023 academic year and includes tuition (CA$16,206), health insurance and ancillary charges.
The fees displayed are estimates only for and are subject to change.
|Registration fee||CA$400 one-time
The registration fee includes the non-refundable application fee (CA$100) and the refundable deposit fee (CA$300).
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High School / Secondary Education (or higher)
To be eligible for admission, you must possess a high school diploma including these required courses (or equivalents):
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
If English is not your first language, you must provide one of the English language proficiency tests below:
Learn fundamental welding techniques and current theories in one year!
Prepare for a welding apprenticeship by working with our experienced faculty in state-of-the-art labs.
Develop fundamental skills in the high-demand welding trade
Canada has a growing demand for skilled welders, and Sheridan offers some of the top training in the GTA. You’ll get in-depth hands-on education in current welding techniques — working with the most current technology — and study the theory at the same time. Learn shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW), gas tungsten arc welding (GTAW) and flux-cored arc welding (FCAW).
Earn up to three Canadian Welding Bureau licences
Sheridan`s one-year program gives you the chance to earn certifications with the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB). You may test in three welding processes in the flat position to obtain up to three licences. Tests take place on campus, which means testing in familiar surroundings. Sheridan welding students get a discounted rate, making this one of the most affordable ways to earn welding certifications.
Learn the best way to find a welding job
In the classroom, you’ll learn how to conduct a job search, maintain proper work documentation and communicate effectively on the job. You’ll also study industrial practices in areas such as:
- Metallurgy (chemical processes)
- Blueprints and construction documents
- Layout and fabrication
- Trade calculations
- Welding theory
Study in modern facilities with certified faculty
You’ll learn in welding workshops that mimic the professional workplace, from some of the most highly certified faculty in the Greater Toronto Area. Your instructors combine years of teaching experience with decades of work in the welding industry. With Sheridan’s small class sizes, you’ll be sure to get one-on-one instruction and mentoring.
Prepare for work in a welding apprenticeship
When you graduate, you’ll be qualified for an apprenticeship as a welder, boilermaker, pipefitter, steamfitter, millwright or sheet-metal mechanic. Sheridan has a strong reputation in the industry for producing well-rounded graduates who can be effective on the job from day one. You may also choose to learn more by continuing directly into the final year of our Welding and Fabrication Technician diploma.
After graduating from the one-year Welding Techniques certificate program, you may continue directly into the final year of our Welding and Fabrication Technician diploma, space permitting. There, you’ll learn advanced welding techniques, theory and more.
You’ll also be qualified to enter an apprenticeship in the following roles:
- Sheet Metal Mechanic