The welding program is designed to prepare individuals for employment in the welding industry. It prepares students to do quality structural welding in the construction and/or te petroleum industry. Instruction includes discussion of character traits as it pertains to high quality work ethics, welding theory, measurement, math, blueprint reading, layout, fabrication, welding symbols and welding codes with specialized instruction in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (stick), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), Flux-cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG) techniques. This major offers specialized preparation for structural certification by the American Welding Society (AWS). The Career Tech student organization, SkillsUSA, offers to students an opportunity to compete with students from other schools to enrich their training and learn leadership skills.
|Who Can Apply||Adult, High School|
|Program Costs||In-district High School Juniors & Seniors - Free; Adult Students - $2,700 + $250 Textbooks + Supplies & Fees|
Monday – Friday; August – May