Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter

Program Title – Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter


Program Codes
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.

W251 (KL) Kirkland Lake

Program Specific Information and Forms

Welding Information (PDF, 114KB)

Program Description
Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter’s diagnose, install and maintain plant machinery in a systematic manner with a high degree of efficiency. A Welding Fitter will fabricate, and weld various parts and structural steel as required, and install, repair, and fabricate cones, chutes, hoppers and other shapes.

The Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter program provides students with training equivalent to the advanced level of the in-school component of a welding apprenticeship. In addition, the student increases his/her skills in communications, computers, computer-aided drafting, and gains hands-on welding fitter training.

Career Opportunities
Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitters install, repair and maintain a variety of machinery and are vital to various plant operations. The Mechanical Technician – Welding Fitter may find employment in the mining, manufacturing, steel, construction and hydro industries, as well as various others.

Contact Information
welding@northern.on.ca