Welding Technology - D50420

The Welding Technology diploma provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses in math, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing provide the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Successful graduates of the Welding Technology diploma may be employed as entry level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and weldingrelated self-employment.

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General Education Courses
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry
MAT 101 Applied Mathematics
or
MAT 121 Algebra/Trigonometry I

Technical Core Courses
WLD 110 Cutting Processes
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate
WLD 141 Symbols and Specifications

Other Major Courses
CIS 113 Computer Basics
DFT 151 CAD I
MAC 121 Intro to CNC
WLD 122 GMAW (MIG) Plate/Pipe
WLD 132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe
WLD 151 Fabrication I
WLD 261 Certification Practices
WLD 262 Inspection and Testing

Total Hours for Graduation 45

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