The Welding Technology program
prepares students for a variety of occupations within the welding trade. Electric arc welding disciplines taught
include Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux Core Arc
Welding, and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding. Additionally, Oxygen/Acetylene gas
welding and brazing are taught. Manual
plasma and CNC plasma arc and oxygen/acetylene gas cutting methods are included
within this program along with blue print reading for welders and reading weld
symbols as technically related subjects. Various methods are used, with manual
and power tools, to fabricate and weld parts made of aluminum, steel, and
stainless steel within this program. Students are able to take one American Welding Society certification
exam upon satisfactory completion of any one of the weld training processes.
Earn up to 11 college credits at Columbus State Community College!
American Welding Society (AWS) - Certified Welder