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COVID-19: Spring 2023 Semester Guidelines

Program Overview

This course covers the same terms and procedures for welding various metals used in the transportation industry with an emphasis on personal safety and environmental health. Topics include safety and precautionary measures, setup/operations of MIG equipment, metal identification methods, types of weld/joints, techniques, inspection methods, cutting processes and other related issues. Upon completion, students should be able to demonstrate a basic knowledge of welding operations and safety procedures according to industry standard.

Employment Opportunities:

Upon completion, individuals should be able to apply for entry-level positions within the automotive collision repair industry.

Program Contacts:

David Hawks

Lead Instructor - Collision Repair

Workforce Certificate Courses

Fall Semester

AUT-3137T Basic Welding for Transportation

Total credits needed to graduate: 82 Hours

Program Costs

Cost: $183 plus associated books, tools, and supplies

Virginia residents pay the same tuition rate as in-state students.

Many grant and scholarship opportunities are available as well. Please complete the WTCE Scholarship and Financial Aid Form and a counselor will review your information to see if you are eligible for assistance.

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