INDUSTRIAL WELDING & METAL FABRICATION is a 2 year program which is based upon industry standard AWS (American Welding Society) certification standards. This program is designed to prepare students for entry level employment as structural, pipe or production welders. Students will be working toward industry certifications.Program complies with national standards established by the AWS and is taught by an AWS certified welding instructor. Welding Technology combines theory and applied shop practices designed to develop welding skills including OAC (oxy-acetylene cutting), SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), GMAW (gas metal arc welding), and GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding), as well as blueprint reading, layout procedures, metallurgy and safety.
This program can be taken as a 1 or 2 year course.