Here is a career where the sparks fly and it's always hot!!!
Do you like to play with fire? Get ready with your leather jacket and safety glasses. Our Welding Technology program prepares students for the opportunity to become certified by the American Welding Society (AWS). The Welding program is also SENSE (Schools Excelling through National Skills Standards Education) certified. Both day and evening classes are available and can be completed in one year.
Our curriculum includes: SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding), PAC (plasma-arc cutting), GMAW (gas metal arc welding), FCAW (flux-cored arc welding), OAW (oxyacetylene welding), OAC (oxyacetylene cutting), and basic fabrication. Lecture portions of the program include blueprint reading, welding principles, structural steel codes, and pipe fitting and cutting. In addition, students study metallurgy to understand how the heating and cooling cycles of welding affect the properties of metals.