Welding Technical Diploma


Graduates will have the basic knowledge and skills needed to meet the needs of the welding industry. Students will perform cutting with oxy-fuel, plasma and arc air. Students will also perform CNC cutting and welding. Skill development using gas metal arc/pulse arc, gas tungsten arc, flux cored arc, submerged arc, robotic welding, oxy-acetylene welding and shielded metal arc welding is emphasized. The processes of welding will be applied to various types of certification procedures and fabrication methods. Potential occupations include: Production Welder, Maintenance Welder, Job Shop, Layout/Welder, Welding Sales and Service, Combination Welder.
Graduates will be able to

  • Demonstrate industry-recognized safety practices
  • Interpret welding drawings
  • Produce shielded metal arc welds
  • Produce gas metal arc welds
  • Produce flux core welds
  • Produce gas tungsten arc welds
  • Perform thermal cutting
  • Program and operate CNC cutting equipment
  • Program and operate CNC forming equipment
  • Program and operate robotic welders
  • Layout and fabricate weldments per print specification
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