Welding Technology

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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.

 

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
Scholarship/TN Promise Eligible Yes (see Financial Aid)
Total Tuition/Fees $3,948.00
Textbook/Supplies Cost $605.00
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Program Options

Option NameHoursCredentials
Tack Welder432Certificate
Shielded Metal Arc Welder864Certificate
Gas Metal Arc Welder 972Certificate
Combination 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: 8,630

Current job openings per year: 270

Salary Range

$26,000
to
$38,700

Books and Supplies Lists

Instructors

Rick Parmer
931-484-7502

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