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Construction And Industrial Technology

Welding Technology - A.A.S.

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in 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 provides the students with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical applications.

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

Students must be high school graduates (some exceptions may apply for certificate or diploma options).  All students must submit high school transcripts.  Students may be required to take placement tests or submit all previous college work transcripts, which ever applies.  Students may be required to complete developmental coursework based upon transcripts / placement test scores.

Students enrolled full-time and making satisfactory progress should complete this program in five semesters. Additional time may be needed to achieve minimum requirements in English, Math or Science.

Applications are accepted anytime during the year.  Fall Semester begins mid-August; Spring Semester begins early January; Summer Semester begins late May.

Department Chair:  Keith Kinlaw

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