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Welding Technology

1,350 hours, 3 terms, 12 months
Maximum class size: 20 

The Welding Technology diploma program provides instruction in basic, entry-level skills and knowledge in the welding and fabrication industry. Hands-on training follows classroom instruction.

Entrance Requirements

High school diploma, GED certificate or a high school transcript indicating graduation, is required prior to admission.

Instructional Equipment

Instructional equipment includes, but is not limited to, 3D Virtual Reality Augmented Welder, CNC Torchmate Plasma Cutter, Non-Destructive and Destructive Testing Equipment, Lincoln Welding Machines, Break Press, Drill Press and Hydraulic Sheer.

Employment Opportunities

Graduates of the Welding Technology program are qualified for entry-level positions such as Welder, Maintenance Welder, MIG Welder, TIG Welder, Welding Shop Assistant, Welder-Fabricator, Fabricator, Jig/Fixture Builder, Welder Helper and Fitter Helper.

Term I

Course Code Course Description Credits
WT-101 Welding Fundamentals I 5
WT-102 Safety in Welding 3
WT-103 Fabrication Math I 5
WT-104 Economics of Welding 3
Term Total: 16

Term II

Course Code Course Description Credits
WT-201 Welding Fundamentals II 5
WT-202 Understanding Welding Symbols 3
WT-203 Fabrication Math II 5
WT-204 Metallurgy I 3
Term Total: 16

Term III

Course Code Course Description Credits
WT-301 Welding Fundamentals III 5
WT-302 Destructive Testing 3
WT-303 Science of Non-Destructive Testing 3
WT-304 Metallurgy II 3
Career Prep: Employment Readiness 
Term Total: 19
Term Total: 49

Students will be eligible to take the AWS Certification Test at the completion of the Welding Technology program. The first attempt is covered by the cost of tuition. Subsequent re-takes will be at the student’s expense.