Welding

 

The welding program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills and knowledge needed in today's welding industry. To be successful in the welding industry, a person must be able to adapt to work styles that require dependability, attention to detail, safe-ty-consciousness, self-control, adaptability / flexibility, initiative, and cooperation.

Career Options
Bright career outlooks for welders, cutters and welder fitters, plus sheet metal workers, structural metal fabricators and fitters and boilermakers. There are also employment opportunities in other areas, including solderers and brazers, team assemblers, electro-mechanical technicians and computer-controlled machine tool operators.
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Associate of Applied Science

The welding program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills and knowledge needed in today's welding industry. To be successful in the welding industry, a person must be able to adapt to work styles that require dependability, attention to detail, safety-consciousness, self-control, adaptability / flexibility, initiative, and cooperation.

 

The program combines hands-on welding experiences with classroom instruction in commonly used welding processes. Safety is emphasized in all areas of the welding program.

 

 

 The AAS degree requires students to complete 64 credits of coursework and features a complete welding curriculum, as well as general education courses that are designed to encourage students to develop critical and creative thinking, computation and communication skills, lifelong learning skills, and technical skills used in welding. Additionally, the AAS offers courses in metallurgy and weld inspection to build depth of understanding in the welding field. Hands-on welding performance is required to complete the AAS degree.

Certificate

The welding program is designed to provide students with entry-level skills and knowledge needed in today's welding industry. To be successful in the welding industry, a person must be able to adapt to work styles that require dependability, attention to detail, safety-consciousness, self-control, adaptability / flexibility, initiative, and cooperation.

 

 The program combines hands-on welding experiences with classroom instruction in commonly used welding processes. Safety is emphasized in all areas of the welding program.

 

 The certificate program requires students to complete 31 credits of coursework and features a concentrated welding curriculum with em-phasis on Oxy-Fuel, SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and basic pipe welding. Math and English are also included in this program of study. Gainful Employment

 

Credential
 The welding credential combines hands-on welding experiences with classroom instruction in commonly used welding processes. Safety is emphasized in all areas of the welding program. To be successful in the welding industry, a person must be able to adapt to work styles that require dependability, attention to detail, safety-consciousness, self-control, adaptability / flexibility, initiative, and cooperation.


 The welding credential is designed for the student who has prior welding experience and desires to update their skills; and re-quires students to complete 14 credits of welding coursework, which may be completed in one semester.

 

 

 

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