Students in Welding Technology attend half-day 130-minute sessions for 1.5 units of credit. Full-time freshmen attend 65-minute split sessions for 0.75 units of credit. The 4-semester program includes safety, Oxy-fuel Welding, Cutting and Brazing, Arc Welding, Mig Welding, Flame and Plasma Cutting. Punch, Shear, and Break operations, Metallurgy, Work Ethics and practical Math and Science applications through job practice. The beginning semester students will learn safety, Gas Welding & Cutting and tool & equipment use and process.
Students will learn safety, and entry-level welding skills in all processes (Shield Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding) and in all positions. Students will meet the AWS SENSE national training standards for certification as an AWS Level I Entry Welder. This combination covers all of today’s major welding and cutting processes, and provides a solid foundation in safety, occupational orientation, and fabrication.
Manufacturing, with Welding being a large component of the Manufacturing and Skilled Trades related industries, is what makes our 21st century way of life possible whether it be necessity or amenity.Mr. Padilla
Credits Per Semester: 1.5 units
Welding—AWS SENSE Entry Level I – All Process Certification
1-3 College Credits/Concurrent enrollment with EGTC
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