Welding encompasses study in electrical, metallurgy, chemistry, physics, and design. Welders may work on various structures including but not limited to bridges, buildings, pressure vessels and heat exchangers. This would include welding items such as boilers, storage vessels, transmission and transportation vehicles for water, land, air travel, and production and processing machines of all types. The curriculum provides student with a foundation in welding technique, skills, welding mathematics, and career development. The successful graduate is trained to enter the welding profession as an entry-level welder.
Program Admission Requirements: HS Diploma or GED, Drivers License or Photo ID, WorkKeys Assessment
Supplies Needed: Welding Helmet with #10 or #11 Shade Lens; Welding Jacket or Sleeves; Leather Welding Gloves; Leather Boots; Safety Glasses; Wire Brush; Chipping Hammer; Standard Vice Grip Pliers; Welpers
Optional Supplies: Welding Skull Cap; 4 1/2″ Grinder; Torch Tip Cleaner; Torch Igniter