The mission of the Welding Technology Program is to provide required technical instruction and skill development for the student to become gainfully employed. The highly individualized instruction provides for both classroom instruction and practical work experience using hand tools and welding equipment.
The major emphasis of the course is placed on electric arc, oxy-acetylene, TIG and MIG welding. Practical experience is gained by shop practice, projects and repair work using a variety of metals including steel, stainless steel and aluminum along with various other metals and alloys.
The class includes extensive instruction in welding symbol knowledge, welding testing, inspection, and preparation for employment in the welding field.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
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663 Ken Pilkerton Dr
Smyrna, TN 37167
Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 8,630
Current job openings per year: 270