Program Number: J400400

CIP Number: 0648050805

1,050 Hours

1 year

Pell Eligible

Program Description

Welding Technology prepares students in the basic and the necessary advanced skills in the welding field.  The program teaches welding techniques used in the workforce such as: SMAW-shielded metal arc welding, GMAW-gas metal arc welding, FCWA-flux core arc welding, and GTAW-gas tungsten arc welding.  Different types of oxygen and acetylene cutting and welding techniques and proper safety precautions are also covered.  The program is certified through the AWS (American Welding Society).

This program requires full-time enrollment.

Occupation Description

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students for employment or advanced training in a variety of occupations in the welding industry.  This program focuses on broad, transferable skills and stresses understanding and demonstration of the following elements of the welding industry; planning, management, finance, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues and health, safety, and environmental issues.

Program Structure

The following table illustrates the PSAV program structure:

Course Number

OCP

Course Title

Course Length

Florida Resident Tuition Per Term

PMT0070

A

Welder Assistant 1

150

$438.00

PMT0071

A

Welder Assistant 2

150

$438.00

PMT0072

B

Welder, SMAW 1

150

$438.00

PMT0073

B

Welder, SMAW 2

150

$438.00

PMT0074

C

Welder

450

$1,314.00

 

 

Total

1,050

$3,066.00

 

Mission Statement

The Welding Program covers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in the variety of occupations in the welding industry.