The Welding Program is designed to develop skills in various methods of welding. During the first semester, the student is taught the use of the arc welder, oxyacetylene torch and plasma arc cutter. Classroom instruction is also received in blueprint reading, welding metallurgy, welding theory and types of welding machines.

Second semester the students are taught the use of mig welder and tungsten inert gas techniques on both ferrous and non-ferrous materials. Also, they are taught flux core arc welding in all positions. Welding inspection and testing principles are also taught. At the end of the second semester, skillful students are prepared to take the American Welding Society Code Test for arc welders and seek employment.

Completion option is a Career Certificate.

For the list of courses required in this program, click here to visit the program check sheets page.

For the Gainful Employment information for this program, click here.