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Welding Technology (Diploma) (D50420)

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

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

Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum 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 welding-related self-employment.

Welding Technology (Day) Semester Schedule

First Year – Fall Semester

ACA 122 College Transfer Success Credits: 1
ENG 111 Writing and Inquiry Credits: 3
MAT 143 Quantitative Literacy Credits: 3
WLD 110 Cutting Processes Credits: 2
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate Credits: 5
WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications Credits: 3
    Credits: 17

First Year – Spring Semester

ISC 112 Industrial Safety Credits: 2
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BPR 111 Print Reading Credits: 2
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) FCA W/Plate Credits: 4
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate Credits: 4
WLD 215 SMAW (Stick) Pipe Credits: 4
    Credits: 14

First Year – Summer Semester

WLD 132 GTAW (TIG) Plate/Pipe Credits: 3
WLD 151 Fabrication I Credits: 4
    Credits: 7