Welding Techniques Curriculum

Accepting Applications for September 2018

See curriculum for: January 2019
Credential: Ontario College Certificate ( 2 semesters )
Classes begin:
September 04, 2018
Offered at:
Sutherland Campus
Program code:
WTQ
Tuition & Ancillary Fees:
Domestic:
$2,659.75 per semester*
International:
$8,380.63 per semester*
* Tuition and fees subject to change.
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Courses and Descriptions

Semester 1

COMM 201
Units/ Hours: 45

Communications I is an introductory course that provides a foundation in college-level communications by teaching students to read critically, write appropriately for a variety of audiences, conduct and cite research, and revise for clarity and correctness. In seminars and labs, students will engage in both independent and collaborative activities, including the development of a digital portfolio designed to help them become more effective communicators in academic and professional environments.

COMP 370
Units/ Hours: 30

This course covers the use of operating systems and how to utilize the internet to generate professional reports and quotations. Students will develop the skills and abilities to produce technical and business reports used in the industry. Using relevant computer applications, students will learn to apply systematic record keeping processes used for operating a small business.

CNST 159
Units/ Hours: 45

This course has been designed for students entering trades and technology programs. The course will cover current legislation (O.H.S.A.) and health and safety procedures used in the industry. Students will obtain fundamental level safety certification in WHMIS, Fall Protection, Confined Space Identification, and Hoisting and Rigging.The theory for this course will be offered online and the application component will offered onsite.

MECH 252
Units/ Hours: 30

This course provides students with basic knowledge and skills used to interpret architectural drawings. Students will develop drawing layouts and plans using various symbols specific to various trades. An emphasis will be placed on developing the learner's ability to visualize three dimensional objects from two dimensional orthographic drawings.

MECH 299
Units/ Hours: 45

This course builds on practical applications covered in Welding Processes and Practices. Students are provided with the opportunity to perform fillet welds using SMAW in accordance with government health and safety standards, manufacturers recommendations and approved industry standards. Students are provided with the opportunity to be assessed in the 1F,2F,3F, and 4F positions.

MATH 130
Units/ Hours: 45

This course will enable students to apply specific trade related mathematical concepts and acquire foundational skills important in the fields of Construction, Welding, Plumbing, Heating, Refrigeration, and Air Conditioning. It is designed to complement and reinforce learning within other first semester courses and program areas.

MECH 257
Units/ Hours: 30

This theoretical course will expand on the topics covered in Preparing for Welding Processes & Practices. Students will be able to set up welding equipment,choose appropriate consumables and apply various welding processesin accordance with industry standards.

MECH 254
Units/ Hours: 60

This course provides students with an opportunity to practice the fundamental processes of welding. Welding processes covered in this course include OFW, SMAW, GMAW and oxy-fuel cutting. In addition, students will apply techniques in fusion welding, brazing and cutting. Students will apply safe handling procedures for the use of potentially dangerous equipment in accordance with industry standards.

Semester 2

CNST 162
Units/ Hours: 45

This course will introduce students to engineering blue prints, technical drawings, welding specifications, and welding symbols utilized to detail various weld requirements. Students will interpret simple joints, line types, weld types or cuts specified in a technical drawing and use this information to setup and perform layout details as per drawings.

Pre-Requisites
MECH 260
Units/ Hours: 75

This course builds on practical applications covered in Welding Processes and Practices. Students are provided with the opportunity to perform fillet and grove welds using GMAW &FCAW in accordance with government health and safety standards, manufacturer?s recommendations and approved industry standards. Students are provided with an opportunity to be assessed to the CSA W47.1standards in the 1F, 2F and 1G, 2G positions.

Pre-Requisites
Co-Requisites
MECH 261
Units/ Hours: 45

This course builds on practical applications covered in Welding Processes and Practices. Students are provided with the opportunity to perform fillet and grove welds using GTAW in 1 F,2F and 1G, 2G positions in accordance with government health and safety standards, manufacturer?s recommendations and approved industry standards.

Pre-Requisites
MECH 300
Units/ Hours: 45

This course builds on practical applications covered in SMAW I. Students are provided with the opportunity to perform fillet and groove welds using SMAW in accordance with government health and safety standards, manufacturer's recommendations and approved industry standards. Students are provided with an opportunity to be assessed to the CSA W47.1 standard in 1GF, 2GF and be introduced to 3GF positions.

Pre-Requisites
CNST 165
Units/ Hours: 15

This course introduces students to the process of developing a professional portfolio. Students will be encouraged to document their learning and archive their applied experience throughout the program. The professional portfolio is the capstone project required for all students in the trades and technology programs. Students will assemble written, graphic and/or video evidence demonstrating the skills and abilities acquired through their program of study.

Pre-Requisites
MATH 131
Units/ Hours: 45

This course will enable students to apply specific trade related mathematical concepts and acquire foundation skills important in the fields of Construction, Welding and Plumbing. The material covered in this course builds on the material covered in Trades Calculations I.

Pre-Requisites
MECH 258
Units/ Hours: 30

This theoretical course will expand on the topics covered in Welding Fundamentals I. Topics covered in this course include the fundamentals of FCAW, MCAW and GTAW Plasma and Arc cutting/gouging processes and their respective components and consumables. An introduction to metallurgy, weld faults and inspection processes will also be introduced.

Pre-Requisites
GNED 14
Units/ Hours: 45

This course is designed for students who will work in an industrial setting. The course takes a broad look at environmental issues relating to industrial practices. In some cases, technical details of recovery/recycling processes are covered. Topics include industry's effect on and remediation of natural resources such as water, air, soil, and biotic life. New approaches by industry toward sustainability and waste management are also included.