The Welding Operator I career studies certificate is designed to prepare students for employment as apprentice welders immediately upon completion of the curriculum. Technical courses and shop experience comprise the program.
Program Learning Outcomes
Upon successful completion, students will be able to:
- Follow industry safety practices.
- Cut metals using oxyfuel and plasma arc cutting processes.
- Weld in flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead positions using the basic welding processes of SMAW and GTAW.
- Read and interpret basic blueprints and welding symbols to fabricate components.
The Career Studies Certificate in Welding Operator I will prepare students for the occupational goal of an entry level welder.
Articulation course credits may be earned by the validation of welding skills learned in a vocational school or on-the-job experience.
For Further Information, Contact:
Matthew Rose, Dean