WIP: Welding

Overview

Welding

The Welding Technology program provides the necessary technical skills, knowledge, and attitude to prepare students for their desired career and to provide advanced training in a variety of occupations in the welding and metal fabrication industry. 

Career opportunities

 

Degrees & Certificates

Explore the degrees and certificates offered by Welding Program.

associate in science (as), welding

PROGRAM STUDENT LEARNING OUTCOMES:

  • Students will demonstrate advanced level skills to produce quality welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions using various arc welding processes.
  • Students will demonstrate advanced level skills to produce quality welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions using GTAW process.
  • Students will demonstrate advanced level skills to produce quality welds in the flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions using the SMAW process.

certificate of achievement, welding

Certificate of Achievement in Welding shall prepare students in the practical and technical skills in Welding for…

certificate of accomplishment, advanced arc welding (smaw and fcaw)

Plan Code: 4986 – Certificate of Accomplishment in Advanced Arc Welding (SMAW & FCAW) will emphasize advanced welding skills in SMAW and FCAW processes. Course work includes a comprehensive study with an emphasis on application of fundamental welding techniques and safe industry practices.

certificate of accomplishment, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

Plan Code: 4989 – Certificate of Accomplishment in GTAW is designed for those interested in entry level welding skills to required Aluminum, low carbon, and stainless steels. Course work includes a comprehensive study with an emphasis on application of fundamental welding techniques and safe industry practices.

certificate of accomplishment, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

Plan Code: 4991 – Certificate of Accomplishment in SMAW is intended for students seeking proficiency in welding structural steel. Course work includes a comprehensive study with an emphasis on fundamental welding techniques and safe industry practices.

Course sequence


 

Course offerings

View courses offered in different semesters to assist in academic planning.

Course Name Fall Winter Spring Summer
WELD 50
Introduction to Welding
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WELD 212
ARC Welding
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WELD 213
Introduction to SMAW
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WELD 214
Introduction to GTAW
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WELD 221
Arc Welding Structural Certification
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WELD 410
Welding (ARC)
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WELD 411
Welding (ARC)
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WELD 413
SMAW Flat/Horiz Groove Welds w/ Backing
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WELD 414
SMAW Vert & O/H Groove Welds w/ Backing
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WELD 415
SMAW Flat/Horiz Open Root Groove Welds
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WELD 416
SMAW Vert & O/H Open Root Groove Welds  
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WELD 460
Welding (Acetylene Gas)
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WELD 480
Welding (Inert Gas)
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WELD 482
Gas Tungsten ARC Welding Basic Joints
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WELD 483
SMAW Vert & O/H Open Root Groove Welds
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FAQ

What attire should I wear to class?

  • Proper shoes
  • Clothing that may get dirty

Any materials or equipment a Student should buy (or not provided from the class)?

  • PPE
  • Welding Sleeves
  • Mask and Gloves
Class syllabus will provide further information