Welding will provide students with a proper foundation for welding careers. The program operates under Entry Level Certification authorized by the American Welding Society. Classes are designed to prepare students for the American Welding Society Entry Level and Advanced Level Welder Certifications. The nine performance tests required for the Entry Level Welder are Shielded Metal Arc Welding 2G and 3G position on Mild Steel, Gas Metal Arc Welding Short Circuit Transfer Mode on Mild Steel and Spray Transfer Mode on Mild Steel, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Self-Shielded and Gas Shielded on Mild Steel, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding on Plain Carbon Steel, Stainless Steel, and Aluminum.
Students are also taught Oxyfuel Gas Cutting Principles and Practices (Manual and Machine), Arc Cutting Principles and Practices (Air Carbon Arc Cutting and Plasma Arc Cutting including CNC), Welding Inspection and Testing Principles.
Welding Technology students will:
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
AWS Entry Level Welder according to EG 2.0
10 hr. OSHA Safety Course
Structural Steel Bridge
Welder Miscellaneous Fabricator/Welder
Gas Metal Arc Welder
Clean Room Welder