Welding Techniques


Program Information

This one-year Welding Techniques program provides students with the fundamental learning experiences in the welding trade. Students perform welding and metal cutting operations using shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, oxy-fuel welding/cutting, air carbon arc gouging, plasma cutting, and basic blueprint reading skills.

Device Requirements

This program requires a mobile device (laptop or tablet).

Students entering this program are entering a Mobile Learning - Class+ Experience program. The Class+ Experience is exclusive to Lambton College, where technology inspires learning. Mobile devices allow students to experience learning both inside and outside the classroom, integrating educational apps and tools into class activities. See device requirements.


Admission Requirements

O.S.S.D. or equivalent with:
Grade 12 English C or U

Mature applicants must be at least 19 years of age by the start of classes, be out of secondary school for at least one year and usually do not have a high school diploma. Mature applicant assessment for this program is available in the Counselling Department in the subject of English. The assessment(s) will demonstrate proficiency in required admission subjects. For more information please contact the Counselling Department at ext. 3412. Academic admission requirements can be obtained through Academic Upgrading and Pre-Programs at Lambton College.

Employment Opportunities

Our graduates enter the following occupations: welder, welder fitter trainee, apprentice welder, apprentice boilermaker, apprentice construction millwright, apprentice ironworker, apprentice industrial mechanic/millwright, apprentice pipe fitter, apprentice fitter, apprentice steamfitter, and apprentice sheet metal worker.

Please Note: Availability of apprenticeships will depend upon the local economy. 


Students will be given the opportunity to challenge the Canadian Welding Bureau for all position plate tickets, at their own expense.

Apprenticeship & Trades Training


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