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Student Welding

The Welding Technology curriculum combines not only advanced welding skills but related technical courses designed to prepare students for employment as welders, welder-fitters, specialist welders, or ultimately, welding supervisors, analysts, inspectors, and welding technicians.  The American Welding Society standards are stressed.

Institutional Course Guides

The following links are for the Institutional Course Guides (official course descriptions) for each of the required courses.  They explain the objectives and methods of each of the courses.

WLD141  Gas and Beginning Arc Welding
WLD142  Advanced Arc Welding
WLD243  Gas Metal Arc Welding
WLD244  Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)
WLD245  Advanced Welding Techniques I
WLD246  Advanced Welding Techniques II

Degree and Certificate Plan

Academic Plan

Career Information

Welding Technology Career Information

Contact the Employment Services Office for assistance with:

  • Developing a resume or cover letter
  • Completing on-line employment applications
  • Job interviewing techniques
  • Job search strategies
  • Network development
  • Providing job leads

Required Supplies

Safety Glasses Vise grips 2pr Model: 11R
#1 Victor welding tip 1-W-1 Flint striker
Tip cleaners Welding gloves (Heavy)
Chipping hammer Welding gloves (Light weight Tig)
Ear plugs Welding jacket (Light weight green)
Welding magnets Leather cape and sleeves
Wire brush Steel toed leather work boots
Cutting goggles w/ #5 lens Tape measure
Welding hood w/#10 lens 6' stick ruler
Soapstone round or flat Welding pliers (Welpers)
Combination Square Padlock for locker

Meet the Faculty

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