Welding program

Welding (1 yr. certificate)

Our Welding program will prepare you to enter the workforce with the knowledge and skills for welding plate, pipe welding and maintenance, and fabrication welding industries. You will get extensive hands-on training and utilize a variety of tools used in the welding field.

As a graduate, you will be able to weld various metals in all positions utilizing the Stick, MIG, TIG and FCAW processes. You will be able to weld, braze and cut with the oxy/acetylene process. You will also be skilled in general troubleshooting, maintenance, and common repair issues during set-up and operations. Safety will be highly stressed throughout the entire program.

Welders can find employment in a variety of industries, including: machinery manufacturers, fabricated metal products, mining, drilling, electrical generation, chemical, and oil & gas.

You will also be able to:

  • Identify and discuss Welding codes API 1104, ASME, & AWS D1.1.
  • Develop knowledge of different base materials and rods / wires used in the construction industry.
  • Interpret engineering and construction drawings, and have the ability to understand different welding symbols.
  • Demonstrate computer literacy, basic shop math, and technical writing skills.

Welding Certificate Information

Welding (Associate Degree)

If you're looking for more in-depth training, you may want to consider our Welding Associate Degree program. It builds on the knowledge of the 1-year certificate and further develops your skill and expertise as a welder. It will give you a well-rounded academic experience, as your classes will also include math, science and English composition.

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