Students will learn to perform the welding and cutting processes used in today's industrial setting. In addition to hands-on welding experience in a welding laboratory under the guidance of an expert welding instructor, students will receive instruction in metal fabrication, blueprint reading, welding-related math and communication.
Welding is one of the most common and dependable methods of joining metal parts such as airplanes, autos, household appliances, barges, buildings, boilers, missiles, pipelines, storage tanks and tugs.
The skilled welder is able to plan, lay out and work from drawings or other specifications to meet specified requirements using any or all of the welding properties of steel, stainless steel, cast iron, brass, bronze, aluminum, nickel, along with other metals and alloys. An experienced welder may qualify as a welding technician, supervisor, inspector or foreman.
Course Awards and Length
Welder, Combination Diploma 1296 hours
Gas Metal Arc Welder / Adv. SMAW Certificate 864 hours
Shielded Metal Arc Welder Basic Certificate 432 hours
Past Skills USA Winner