• Welding Fundamentals Certificate

    Our Welding Fundamentals Certificate is based on the CWBi Acorn national welding program and delivered in a blended format that combines classroom, online and shop environments. Acquire the fundamental skills, shop practices and knowledge you need to be able to weld safely and effectively in basic shielded metal arc welding (SMAW), gas metal arc welding (GMAW) and oxy-fuel welding. This welding certificate prepares you to challenge the flat and horizontal position tests for SMAW and GMAW welds offered by the CWB Group.


    Welding Licence:

    The courses listed here do not represent the extent of the requirements for welders looking to work in Ontario. You can register for CWB Group flat, horizontal, vertical and/or overhead position welding testing held on-site at George Brown College. Exams are overseen by the CWB Group and, if you pass an exam, the CWB Group will issue the appropriate CWB Group welding ticket/licence. For more information about CWB Group certification/qualification services or to book an alternative exam date, visit the CWB Group website.

    Career Opportunities

    Career options typically include working with SMAW, GMAW and oxy-fuel welding on carbon steel in entry-level structural welder positions .

    Completion Details

    Order of Completion:

    You must complete our WELD 9038 Welding 1 course before you take the other courses in the certificate. We would advise you to complete the remaining compulsory courses in the order shown below. However, the order in which you complete the remaining course requirements is only restricted by course prerequisites.

    Compulsory Courses (Three)