Flux Core Arc Welding (Formerly Production Welding) Technical Diploma (NEW)

Previously Named: 

Production Welding
Description

The Flux Core Arc Welding (FCAW) Technical Diploma provides a solid foundation in the process-specific production welding technology. The program is designed to develop the necessary entry-level competencies for work in the production welding and metal fabrication industries. All courses within this technical diploma are applied and hands-on oriented. Potential occupations include: Welder, Construction Trades Apprentice, Maintenance and Repair Welder. As an Embedded Technical Diploma, this program ladders fully into the Welding Technical Diploma and the Welding Fabrication & Robotics Associate Degree program.
Graduates will be able to

  • Use most current guidelines and safety precautions in all welding laboratory activities
  • Set up, operate and maintain common welding machines and equipment to industrial standards
  • Apply accepted principles in using welding-related tools and fabrication equipment
  • Interpret welding prints, material specifications and procedures
  • Execute principles of weldment inspection and testing
  • Demonstrate good work ethics and teamwork