Welding Technology Diploma (D50420)
The Welding Technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications 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, blueprint reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing and provide 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.
|ISC 112||Industrial Safety||2||0||2|
|MAT 110||Math Measurement & Literacy (or higher)||2||2||3|
|WBL 110||World of Work||1||0||1|
|WLD 110||Cutting Processes||1||3||2|
|WLD 115||SMAW (Stick) Plate||2||9||5|
|WLD 116||SMAW (Stick) Plate/Pipe||1||9||4|
|WLD 121||GMAW (MIG) FCAW/Plate||2||6||4|
|WLD 131||GTAW (TIG) Plate||2||6||4|
|WLD 141||Symbols & Specifications||2||2||3|
|WLD 132||GTAW Plate/Pipe||1||6||3|
|WLD 261||Certification Practices||1||3||2|
|Communication Elective – Choose one of the following: UGETC: COM 110, COM 120, ENG 111|
1. Produce acceptable welds with correct set-up using the SMAW (Stick) process
2. Produce acceptable welds with correct set-up using the GMAW (MIG) process
3. Produce acceptable welds with correct set-up using the GTAW (TIG) process
4. Read and interpret welding specific blueprints and symbols
"This course was challenging and very beneficial. The instructor was excellent at teaching, and explaining questions. The instructor was helpful and easy to get along with."-- Fall 2021 Welding Student