Welding Technology

  • The Welding Technology program is a two-year program designed to help students gain basic welding, fabricating, math and problem-solving skills needed to qualify for entry-level employment or apprenticeship. Students work to complete the American Welding Society (AWS) Sense - Entry Level I Welder Qualification. Students will build a portfolio of projects and weld tests that will prepare them for success in a variety of employment settings.

    Program Length:

    Two years (may be eligible for AWS certification after second year)

    Industry Alignment:

    American Welding Society (AWS) Sense; Occupational Safety & Health Administration (OSHA) Integrated

    Academic Coursework:

    Career and Financial Management (½ credit), Math (½ credit per year), Science (½ credit per year)

    4+1 Pathway Option:

    AWS – Sense Level 1 (Entry Welder)

    College Credit Opportunities:

    Articulation Agreements: Lincoln Technical Institute; Ohio Technical College; SUNY College of Technology at Delhi

    Credential Opportunities:

    AWS – Sense Level 1 certification; 10-hour OSHA Construction Industry Safety and Health Credential; Technical Endorsement on Graduation Diploma

    Industry Assessments:

    AWS – Sense Level 1 (Entry Welder)

    Program Supplies, Materials, Assessments Provided:

    Work boots, safety glasses, work gloves, welding jacket; 10-hour OSHA training certificate; AWS – Sense Level 1 certification

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