Program Title: Welding Design – International
Credential Earned: Certificate
Delivery: Full Time
Program Length: 3 Semesters
Program Status: Open
Program codes are for September intakes except those that are indicated differently.
NORT-W208 (KL) Kirkland Lake Campus
Welding Information (PDF, 114KB)
The International Welding Design Certificate (IWDC) program prepares graduates for an international career by qualifying them to write the exam for either the International Welding Technologist diploma or the International Welding Engineer diploma, depending on the educational background of the applicant.
Welding is diffused across many industry sectors including fabricating, manufacturing, mining, forestry, maintenance, construction, and sales.
Accreditations and Affiliations
Northern College’s School of Welding Engineering Technology is leading the way in welding education as an authorized training body for the International Institute of Welding (IIW).
Certification as an International Welding Technologist through the Canadian Welding Bureau (CWB) provides our technology graduates with job opportunities in 38 IIW member countries across the globe. Welder Fitter graduates may complete Canadian Bureau testing.
Northern College’s School of Welding Engineering Technology is the only welding education facility in Ontario associated with an applied research centre. The Materials Joining Innovation Centre (MaJIC), located on Campus, provides students access to additional sophisticated state-of-the art equipment and allows them to work on real-life industry derived projects.