Welding Technology

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Completion 81% Placement 90%

In the welding classroom the student will be involved in welding theory, blueprint reading, and welding safety.  In the shop, the student will be involved in all phases of the welding field, beginning with electric arc welding with the stick electrode, learning to do the weld in all positions (flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead), MIG welding in all positions, and TIG welding on aluminum, mild steel, stainless steel, pipe and sheet.

In the welding classroom the student will be involved in welding theory, blueprint reading, and welding safety.  In the shop, the student will be involved in all phases of the welding field, beginning with electric arc welding with the stick electrode, learning to do the weld in all positions (flat, horizontal, vertical and overhead), MIG welding in all positions, and TIG welding on aluminum, mild steel, stainless steel, pipe and sheet.

Class hours are Monday - Friday from 7:45 to 2:15. The evening class meets Monday - Thursday 1-9 pm and part-time is available for students working.

 

 

Overview

Information Detail
Time Commitment Full Time, Part Time
Typical Program Length 12 Months
Clock Hours 1,296
Class Type Day, Night
Credentials Certificate, Diploma
Total Tuition/Fees $4,143.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $892.00

Program Credentials

Option NameHoursCredentials
Welders Helper84Certificate
Shielded Metal Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder432Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder864Certificate
Welder1296Diploma

Campus Locations

Main Campus
910 Miller Avenue
Crossville, TN 38555

Job Duties

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Job Outlook

Bright Outlook: Yes

Currently employed in the area: 6,920

Current job openings per year: 820

Curriculum/Courses

First Trimester: 
WEL 0001 Worker Characteristic
WEL 1010 Technology Foundations
WEL 1020 Shop Orientation & Safety
WEL 1030 Cutting Processes
Welders Helper - Certificate 84 Hours
Second Trimester: 
WEL 1040 Basic Shielded Metal Arc Weld
WEL 1050 Basic Gas Metal Arc Welding
WEL 1010 Technology Foundations
WEL 1060 OSHA -10 Safety Training
WEL 1070 Core Book Orientation & Safety
WEL 1030 Cutting Processes
WEL 1080 Entry Shield Metal Arc Weld I
Shielded Metal Arc Welder - Certificate 432 Hours
Tack Welder - Certificate 432 Hours
Third Trimester: 
WEL 0002 Worker Characteristic
WEL 2010 Blue Print Theory
WEL 2020 Basic Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
WEL 2030 Adv Shielded Metal Arc Welding
WEL 2040 Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding
WEL 3010 Blue Print Reading
WEL 2050 Entry Gas Metal Arc Welding
WEL 2060 Entry Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
WEL 2070 Entry Shield Metal Arc Weld II
WEL 2080 Expert Shield Metal Arc Weld I
Gas Metal Arc Welder - Certificate 864 Hours
Fourth Trimester: 
WEL 0003 Worker Characteristic
WEL 3010 Blue Print Reading
WEL 3020 Adv Gas Tungsten Arc Pipe Weld
WEL 3030 Expert Gas Metal Arc Welding
WEL 3040 Exp Gas Tungsten Arc Pipe Weld
WEL 3050 Exp Shield Metal Arc Weld II
Welder - Diploma 1296 Hours

Instructors

Rick Parmer
931-484-7502
Chris Palmer
931-484-7502

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