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2019-2020


Welding Technology (50420) CIP 48.0508

Last updated on July 31, 2019, 2:03 p.m.

The welding technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing students with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Graduates of the welding technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.


Curriculum Offerings:

SHC - Semester Hour Credits


Additional Information:

At the end of each semester, students will take a qualification test (certification test). They will need to complete the Certification form that will be made available in the welding area by their instructors and submit the completed Certification form to their instructors. Students will be given the certification test during the last 2 weeks of the semester for a 16 week course and the last week of an 8 week course.

The welding technology program follows the AWS SENSE welding program. Upon completing and passing the requirements of SENSE, students will be required to pay the $15 fee for each of the certifications to be registered with the AWS SENSE program.

There are personal tools students will have to supply. Contact any of the welding instructors for a complete list of tools needed while completing the A.A.S. degree.

ACADEMIC PLANS:

A50420 AASD50420 DiplomaC50420 CertificateC50420BC Basic CertificateC50420ST Stick CertificateC50420HP High Performance Fabrication CertificateC50420RB Orbital GTAW Pipe CertificateC50420MI MIG CertificateC50420TI TIG Certificate


Notes:

For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Robert Simpson, robert.simpson@rccc.edu.


Faculty Mentors:

Brandon Hoffner Chair
David Kanipe Faculty
Lori Safrit Faculty
Mike Huffman Faculty
Steven Seeley Faculty