Welding Technology

Contact(s): William Beaver

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 the student 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.


Welding Technology Diploma – D50420

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Plan of Study Grid
First Year
FallCredit Hours
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
ENG 101
Applied Communications I
or Writing and Inquiry
3
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 5
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 4
WLD 141 Symbols and Specifications 3
 Credit Hours18
Spring
MAT 110 Mathematical Measurement and Literacy 3
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2
WLD 116 SMAW (stick) Plate/Pipe 4
WLD 265 Automated Welding/Cutting 4
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 4
WBL 110
World of Work
or Work-Based Learning I
1
 Credit Hours18
Summer
WLD 132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe 3
WLD 151 Fabrication I 4
 Credit Hours7
 Total Credit Hours43

Basic Welding Certificate – C50420BW

Plan of Study Grid
FallCredit Hours
WLD 110 Cutting Processes 2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 5
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 4
 Credit Hours11
Spring
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 4
 Credit Hours6
 Total Credit Hours17

Intermediate Welding Certificate – C50420IW

Plan of Study Grid
SpringCredit Hours
WLD 116 SMAW (stick) Plate/Pipe 4
WLD 265 Automated Welding/Cutting 4
ISC 112 Industrial Safety 2
ACA 111 College Student Success 1
 Credit Hours11
Summer
WLD 132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe 3
WLD 151 Fabrication I 4
 Credit Hours7
 Total Credit Hours18

Welding - CCP

Tuition-waived program for Career & College Promise (high school juniors and seniors)

ACA 111College Student Success1
ISC 112Industrial Safety2
WLD 110Cutting Processes2
WLD 115SMAW (Stick) Plate5
WLD 121GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate4
WLD 131GTAW (TIG) Plate4
Total Credit Hours18