Welding Technology

CampusStart DateTuition/Fees
MonctonSeptember 2024 (Blended Delivery) Domestic | International

Program Overview

Welding Technologists are big picture thinkers. They inspect and produce welding projects and supervise welding teams. You’ll learn effective communication tools, applied welding knowledge, and advanced quality control procedures. The scope of learning ranges from basic welding and steel fabrication to specialized training in robotics, metallurgy, and weld inspection methods and design. You’ll practice your learning and network with trade professionals during work practicums. Welding Technologists are hired by competitive companies for the insight and leadership they provide.


The requirements for this diploma program may be achieved within two years of full-time study.

Admission Requirements

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  • High School Diploma or Adult High School Diploma or GED Diploma of High School Equivalency or Essential Skills Achievement Pathway: Post-Secondary Entry High School Diploma
    • Foundations of Mathematics 110
      Geometry and Applications in Mathematics 112 and Functions and Relations 112

      NB Francophone High School Math Equivalencies
      International Student Admission Equivalencies

      Career Possibilities

      Graduates of this program may find employment as engineering assistants, robotic welding programmers, welding inspectors, laboratory technicians, welding consultants, welding instructors and welding foremen or supervisors in various areas, including the construction industry, pulp and paper mills, steel fabrication shops, shipbuilding, refineries, and nuclear facilities.

      Specific Considerations

      Technology Requirements
      Ӱ̳ is a connected learning environment. All programs require a minimum specification, including access to the internet and a laptop. Your computer should meet your program technology requirements to ensure the software required for your program operates effectively. Free wifi is provided on all campuses.

      Areas of Study

      • Welding Inspection Methods
      • Welding Processes
      • Metallurgy
      • Nondestructive Examination
      • Engineering Drawing
      • Codes and Specifications
      • Welding Safety
      • Welding Electricity
      • Welding Economics
      • Weld Design
      • Fundamentals of Quality Assurance
      • Mathematics
      • Human Relations
      • Computer Skills for Technologists
      • Report Writing and Presentations
      • Weld Automation
      • Fabrication Techniques
      • Work Practicum

      Program Courses

      Course curriculum for this program is still under development. Once the courses have been finalized, they will be posted here. Courses are subject to change.

      NOC Codes

      22302 - Industrial engineering and manufacturing technologists and technicians
      62100 - Technical sales specialists - wholesale trade

      Articulation Agreements

      Institution: University of New Brunswick Saint John - Faculty of Business
      Articulation Period:
      Information: Bachelor of Applied Management Degree
      Ӱ̳ graduates of any 2 year diploma program with a GPA of 70% or greater receive 2 years full credit toward this degree and will be eligible to enter year 3 of the 4 year Bachelor of Applied Management (BAM) program.


      External Certifications

      Welding Technology graduates may have an opportunity to acquire the following external certifications upon meeting the external agencies certification requirements and paying any required fees to the external agency:

      Institution: NBSCETT - New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists
      External Certification: Professional Technologist
      Information: Certification by the New Brunswick Society of Certified Engineering Technicians and Technologists.


      Institution: Canadian Welding Bureau
      External Certification: Welding - Canadian Welding Bureau
      Information: Level 1 Welding Inspection Examination - Canadian Welding Bureau

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