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Welding Technology Diploma

Welding Technology

D50420

The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and application essential for successful employment in the welding and metal working industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing the student with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Graduates of the Welding Technology curriculum may be employed as entry level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.


WELDING DIPLOMA
D50420
Hours
PrefixCourse #Course TitleClassLabCredit
FIRST SEMESTER
ENG 101/111Writing and Inquiry303
WLD 110Cutting Processes132
WLD 112Basic Welding Processes 132
WLD 115SMAW (Stick) Plate 295
71512
SECOND SEMESTER
WLD116SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe 194
WLD121GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate 264
WLD131GTAW (TIG) Plate 264
WLD141Symbols and Specifications 223
72315
THIRD SEMESTER
WLD122GMAW (MIG) Plate /Pipe163
WLD132GTAW (TIG) Plate/ Pipe163
WLD231GTAW (TIG) Pipe163
3189
FOURTH SEMESTER
MAT110Math Measurement & Literacy223
WLD215SMAW (Stick) Pipe194
3117
* ENG 111 is a substitute for ENG 101
TOTAL SEMESTER HOURS CREDIT: 43

The same skills that I used as a welder, as a migrant farm worker, are similar skills that I’m using as a brain surgeon.

-Afredo Quinoness Hinojosa