Welding Technology

Program

Welding Technology

Certificate, Associate of Applied Science

The welding program will help students:

  • Reach their full potential in the welding field
  • Achieve a complete understanding of welding symbols and print drawing and reading
  • Use the correct procedure in setting up equipment and the skills used in welding
  • Use TIG and MIG machines in both pipe and plate welding
  • Explain the physical aspect of different metals
  • Develop the cognitive and physical skills necessary to pass certification tests in both pipe an plate welding.


Students experience hands-on training in the welding field; because of the professional development of the student, he or she is prepared to enter the welding workforce upon graduation.The program includes courses in safety, plasma cutting, oxyacetylene cutting, welding and brazing, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and plastic welding. Students will also become proficient in materials evaluation, metal fabrication, weld inspection, cast analysis, print reading, and pipe welding.

Sample Careers:

  • Metals Fabrication
  • Pipeline Welder
  • Mine Welder
  • Plastics Welder

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Contact Faculty

Harold Elton

Harold.Elton@nwc.edu
Associate Professor of Welding
307-754-6467

Bill Johnson

Bill.Johnson@nwc.edu
Associate Professor of Welding; Coordinator of Welding
307-754-6156