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Applied Welding Technology, O.C.

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Banner Code: PMTV

Occupational Certificate

(1,170 clock hours) (39 occupational credits)

The Applied Welding Technology program offers training to prepare students to become skilled welders. The total program, including preparation for nationally recognized certification, requires a minimum of 1,170 hours of preparation. Graduates will be taught techniques that include thermal cutting, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), and pipe welding, as well as blueprint reading and power tool and equipment operation. The program prepares students to meet certification in industry standards. Seating is limited. Students are accepted on a first come, first serve basis.

To be eligible for this program a student must:

  • be at least 16 years old and either a high school graduate or have a GED certificate, or be a nonhigh school graduate who has been out of high school at least six months,
  • and take the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) and score a minimum of 8.0 for reading, math and language by the end of the program.

Required Courses

Applied Welding Technology Total: 1,170 clock hours, 39 occupational credits

In order to successfully graduate from this program a student must:

  • pass courses with a D or better while maintaining a 2.0 GPA

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