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Welding Technology (50420) CIP 48.0508
Last updated on Dec. 15, 2021, 8:55 a.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.
SHC - Semester Hour Credits
At the end of each semester, students have the opportunity to take an AWS certification test. This test is strictly optional and will not affect your final grade. In a 16-week semester, the certification test will be given during week 15 only. If you are taking an 8 week semester, the test will be given during week 7. There are personal tools students will have to supply. Contact any of the welding instructors for a complete list of tools needed while taking classes at the college.
A50420 AAS, D50420 Diploma, C50420 Certificate, C50420BC Basic Certificate, C50420ST Stick Certificate, C50420HP High Performance Fabrication Certificate, C50420RB Orbital GTAW Pipe Certificate, C50420MI MIG Certificate, C50420TI TIG Certificate
For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Brandon Hoffner, firstname.lastname@example.org.