The Applied Welding Technology course trains students to be proficient in a number of welding techniques such as SMAW and TIG processes, MIG and Flux Core for use in pipe welding and manufacturing applications.
The courses highlight field and shop safety, basic blueprint readings and hands-on practice to develop the skills in order to gain entry level employment in the welding field.
Next Start Date
June 19, 2023 (date subject to change)
Pipefitter, Artistic Welder, Fabrication Technician, Iron Worker
Industry Certifications/State Credentials
Career Program Certificate
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Program Structure and Courses
This program offers a sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge, higher-order reasoning and problem solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills, technical skills, and occupation-specific skills, and knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in the welding industry.
The content includes but is not limited to planning, management, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.
The following table illustrates the postsecondary program structure:
Welder Assistant 1
Welder Assistant 2
Welder, SMAW 1
Welder, SMAW 2
Phone: (239) 377‐0978
Degrees and Certifications:
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