2020-2021 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook 
    
    Jan 21, 2021  
2020-2021 Academic Catalog and Student Handbook

Welding Technology - Structural Certificate


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Certificate: 32 Hours

This hands-on program provides skills-based instruction needed to secure jobs in the local carbon steel industry. Coursework provides fundamental instruction in the major welding processes including Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and Flux-Cored Arc Welding (FCAW) along with training in safety, blueprint reading, oxy-fuel cutting, plasma arc cutting and carbon arc cutting and gouging.  Advanced welding classes will focus on SMAW and GMAW welding skills along with fabrication techniques to prepare the graduate for testing and certification for local carbon steel shops.  The lab facility at the Springfield campus is a certified Accredited Testing Facility by the American Welding Society (AWS) https://www.aws.org/, 8669 NW 36 Street #130, Miami, FL 33166-6672, (800) 443-9353.

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