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.
Course work 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.
|MAT 110||Math Measurement||2||2||0||3|
|WLD 110||Cutting Processes||1||3||0||2|
|WLD 115||SMAW (STICK) Plate||2||9||0||5|
|WLD 121||GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plat||2||6||0||4|
|WLD 141||Symbols and Specific||2||2||0||3|
|Applied Communications I
Writing and Inquiry
|MEC 110||Introduction to CAD/CAM||1||2||0||2|
|MEC 111||Machine Processes I||1||4||0||3|
|WLD 116||SMAW (STICK) Plat/Pipe||1||9||0||4|
|WLD 122||GMAW (MIG) Plate/Pipe||1||6||0||3|
|WLD 131||GTAW (TIG) Plate||2||6||0||4|
|WLD 151 AB||Fabrication I||1||3||0||2|
|ISC 112||Industrial Safety||2||0||0||2|
|WLD 143||Welding Metallurgy||1||2||0||2|
|WLD 151 BB||Fabrication I||1||3||0||2|
|WLD 265||Auto Welding/Cutting||2||6||0||4|
- Interpret blueprints and weld the part to specification.
- Demonstrate the ability to select appropriate tools, welding supplies and equipment.
- Apply safe working practices as defined by OSHA for clothing, eye protection, hand tools, power equipment, ventilation handling, storage and disposal of scrap metal.
- Demonstrate an understanding of multiple welding techniques, including Oxy-fuel, plasma arc cutting, “stick” arc (SMAW), flux core arc (MIG), and gas tungsten arc (TIG) welding.
- Produce welds that consistently meet industry and American Welding Society (AWS) standards.
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$17.66 average salary per hour.
$36,720 average salary per year.
Sources for salary information obtained from O*NET. Salaries may vary for reasons including but not limited to years of experience, place of employment, and specific occupations within each industry.