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
Interpersonal Skills and Teamwork – The ability to work effectively with others, especially to analyze situations, establish priorities, and apply resources for solving problems or accomplishing tasks.
Communication – The ability to effectively exchange ideas and information with others through oral, written, or visual means.
Integrity and Professionalism – Workplace behaviors that relate to ethical standards, honesty, fairness, respect, responsibility, self-control, criticism and demeanor.
Problem-solving – The ability to identify problems and potential causes while developing and implementing practical action plans for solutions.
Initiative and Dependability – Workplace behaviors that relate to seeking out new responsibilities, establishing and meeting goals, completing tasks, following directions, complying with rules, and consistent reliability.
Information processing – The ability to acquire, evaluate, organize, manage, and interpret information.
Adaptability and Lifelong Learning – The ability to learn and apply new knowledge and skills and adapt to changing technologies, methods, processes, work environments, organizational structures and management practices.
Entrepreneurship – The knowledge and skills necessary to create opportunities and develop as an employee or self-employed business owner.