WIP: Welding

Overview

About the Program

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

New fall 2019

AS Degree in Welding provides students with…

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)

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, GTAW

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, SMAW

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 offerings

View courses offered in different semesters to assist in developing academic plans.

Course Name Fall Winter Spring Summer
WELD 50
Introduction to Welding
 
WELD 212
ARC Welding
   
WELD 213
Introduction to SMAW
   
WELD 214
Introduction to GTAW
   
WELD 221
Arc Welding Structural Certification
   
WELD 410
Welding (ARC)
WELD 411
Welding (ARC)
   
WELD 413
SMAW Flat/Horiz Groove Welds w/ Backing
WELD 414
SMAW Vert & O/H Groove Welds w/ Backing
WELD 415
SMAW Flat/Horiz Open Root Groove Welds
 
WELD 416
SMAW Vert & O/H Open Root Groove Welds  
 
WELD 460
Welding (Acetylene Gas)
     
WELD 480
Welding (Inert Gas)
 
WELD 481      
WELD 482
Gas Tungsten ARC Welding Basic Joints
 
WELD 483
SMAW Vert & O/H Open Root Groove Welds
 

Program resources


     
    American Welding Society:

    American Welding Society Logo American Welding Society (AWS)
    Advancing the science, technology, and application of welding and allied joining and cutting processes worldwide: that’s our mission and it’s why we exist. Whether you’re here to explore membership, certification, advanced training, updated standards, conferences, professional collaborations or the many exciting career opportunities in welding today – we are here to support you. Count on AWS for the leading-edge industry knowledge, resources and tools you need to achieve even greater business and career success.

    The AWS SENSE Program is a comprehensive set of minimum Standards and Guidelines for Welding Education programs. Schools can incorporate SENSE into their own curriculum in order to help attain Perkins funding as well as to help insure an education that is consistent with other SENSE schools across the nation. This program is fully supported by the American Welding Society (AWS).

    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