2007-2008 University of Guelph Diploma Program Calendar

XI. Certificate Programs

Kemptville Campus

Industrial Welding and Fabrication

OCAS Program Code K101 - Two Semesters (28 wks., begins in September)

Students will have the opportunity to develop welding, fabrication and work skills required for employment in a variety of positions in the welding industry. Employers need welders with the ability to perform a wide variety of tasks in the construction, fabrication, repair and maintenance fields. In addition to a sound knowledge of the safe and efficient use of welding processes and equipment, students will be exposed to a variety of Ontario employment business operation, health and safety issue. This program places a heavy emphasis (70% of training hours) on the hands-on mode of training. You learn to weld by welding.


Students meeting required standards during this program will have the opportunity to challenge (at additional cost) a variety of CWB and TSSA welding tickets and licences.

Semester 1 - 14 weeks
CIWF*1215 Applied Work Practices I
CIWF*1219 Introduction to Computers
CIWF*1221 Welding and Metallurgy Theory I
CIWF*1222 Blue Print Reading I
CIWF*1223 Cutting Processes I
CIWF*1225 Gas Metal Arc Welding I
CIWF*1230 Fabrication and Layout I
CIWF*1408 Electricity for Welders
CIWF*1423 Oxyacetylene Cutting & Welding
CIWF*1624 Shielded Metal Arc Welding I
Semester 2 - 14 weeks
CIWF*2129 Machine Shop for Welde
CIWF*2218 Welding & Metallurgy Theory II
CIWF*2222 Gas Tungsten (TIG) Welding
CIWF*2224 Hydraulics for Welders
CIWF*2226 Blue Print Reading II
CIWF*2228 Cutting Processes II
CIWF*2327 Fabrication and Layout II
CIWF*2620 Shielded Metal Arc Welding II
CIWF*2621 Gas Metal Arc Welding II