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Welding Technology Fundamentals (C50420WP)

Pathway

This pathway is designed to introduce individuals to basic welding principles and technical skills. Upon successful completion, students will be awarded a certificate. Courses within the certificate may be applied toward a diploma in Welding Technology.

Course Sequence

Fall Semester Class Lab Credit
WLD 115 SMAW (Stick) Plate 2 9 5
WLD 141 Symbols & Specifications 2 2 3
4 11 8
Spring Semester
WLD 121 GMAW (MIG) 2 6 4
WLD 131 GTAW (TIG) Plate 2 6 4
4 12 8
TOTAL CREDITS: 16

Employment Outlook

Employment of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers is projected to grow 3% from 2019 to 2029, about as fast as the average for all occupations. The nation’s aging infrastructure will require the expertise of welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers to help rebuild bridges, highways, and buildings.
Address

Rockingham Community College
215 Wrenn Memorial Rd.
Wentworth, NC 27375

Hours

Monday to Thursday:
8:00 am – 5:00 pm
Friday: 8:00 am – 12:00 pm

Contact

336-342-4261
336-349-9986 (fax)
info@rockinghamcc.edu