Welding

Welding program

What is the Welding program?

This program prepares individual for employment in the field of welding.  Instruction is provided in various welding processes and techniques including oxyfuel cutting, carbon arc cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding (TIG welding), flux-cored arc welding, gas metal arc welding (MIG welding), pipe welding, plasma arc cutting, oil and gas welding, blueprint reading, high heat control, weld symbols, and joints.

CURRICULUM

Program Objectives:

  • Demonstrate skills in processes and techniques of welding, including oxyfuel cutting, carbon arc cutting, shielded metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, flux-cored arc welding, gas metal arc welding, pipe-welding, plasma arc cutting, blueprint reading, weld symbols, and joints.
  • Demonstrate skills necessary to successfully complete the Entry Level Welder test offered by the American Welding Society.
Degrees/ Certificates
  • Technical Diploma (TD)
  • Certificate of Technical Studies (CTS)
Program Admission Requirements
  • Admissions Application (submitted online)
  • Official transcripts from accredited high school or HISET/GED and colleges/universities, if applicable
  • Proof of immunization or signed waiver
  • Proof of Selective Service if required
  • Driver's License or photo ID
  • If applicable, ACCUPLACER test prior to enrollment or ACT scores accepted 
  • Admission to various programs may require additional documentation and/or requirements
Financial Aid Opportunities for Qualified Students
  • FAFSA to apply for financial aid
  • WIOA (Workforce Investment Opportunity Act)
  • VA (Veteran’s Assistance)
  • TOPS (Taylor Opportunity Program for Students)
  • GO GRANT