Conestoga College

Welding Engineering Technology - Inspection

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Program Information

School:Conestoga College
Faculty:Cambridge Campus
Degree:Diploma; Co-op; Advanced
Field of Study:Welding Technology/Welder
Description:This unique program addresses the demanding and rewarding field of welding inspection and quality assurance through metallurgical analysis, destructive testing of welds and non-destructive evaluation methods for quality control and assurance. Students will learn to combine theoretical knowledge and practical skills in a variety of operational areas such as selection and application of welding processes, troubleshooting of welding equipment, the operation of welding robotics and automation. Students will also have the opportunity to study in outstanding facilities where considerable time will be spent in applying welding engineering technology inspection theories and skills in well-equipped welding and metal-testing laboratories. The Ontario Association of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists (OACETT) conditionally recognizes this program as meeting all the academic requirements for certification in the Certified Engineering Technologist (CET) category.

The optional co-op stream includes four consecutive four-month co-op work terms.
URL:Welding Engineering Technology - Inspection at Conestoga College
Length:3 Year(s)
Cost per year:*
National: $4,358
International: $14,597

Cost per year is for the 2018-2019 academic year.
Enrolment #:8
Careers:Welders

Admission Requirements

Prerequisites:*

These courses are intended as guidelines. Speak to your guidance counsellor to see what courses are offered at your school.

  •  Grade12 English 
  •  Grade12 Mathematics 

Applicants must have an Ontario Secondary School Diploma (OSSD), or equivalent, OR 19 years of age or older with mature student status, Grade 12 compulsory English, C or U, or equivalent, OR Conestoga College Preparatory Communications (COMM1270), and Grade 12 Mathematics, C or U (MCT4C or MHF4U or MCV4U or MDM4U), or equivalent, or Conestoga College Preparatory Mathematics for Technology & Apprenticeship (MATH1385). The minimum acceptable grade for MDM4U is 70%. Applicants with MAP4C will only be considered after writing the College Math Admissions test. Minimum grade cutoffs apply. Applicants with MAP4C may be given an alternate offer to the one-year Technology Foundations program which serves as a preparatory pathway into this program.

Additional Admission Requirements:
    To be considered for admission to the co-op stream, students will be required to achieve an overall 80% unweighted average (with no dropped or failed courses) in all Level 1 and 2 program courses. If an applicant has a lower overall average, their application will be decided upon on a case-by-case basis, based on one or more of: course performance, a possible interview, and number of acceptances already granted. Courses in which exemptions were granted or PLARs achieved will be ignored in calculating the average (with the exception below).

    * We make every attempt to provide accurate information on prerequisites, programs, and tuition. However, this information is subject to change without notice and we highly recommend that you contact the school to confirm important information before applying.

    Modified on December 30, 2018