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.