Okefenokee Technical College

Okefenokee Technical College 2013-2014 Catalog

Welding and Joining Technology WAJ2

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Welding and Joining Technology

Diploma

Program Description

The Welding and Joining Technology diploma is designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Welding and Joining Technology diploma, have the qualifications of a welding and joining technician, and are prepared to take qualification tests.

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Admission Requirements

Minimum Required Age

16

High School Diploma or GED Required

Yes

Placement Scores for Regular Admission (COMPASS)

English

Reading

Math

Algebra

32

70

26

N/A

 

Program Courses

Credits

Basic Skills Courses

 

MATH 1012 - Foundations of Mathematics

3

ENGL 1010 - Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000 - Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

Occupational Courses

 

COMP 1000 - Introduction to Computers

3

WELD 1000 - Introduction to Welding Technology

3

WELD 1010 - Oxyfuel Cutting

3

WELD 1030 - Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology

3

WELD 1040 - Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1050 - Horizontal Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1060 - Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1070 - Overhead Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1090 - Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1110 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120 - Preparation for Industrial Qualification

3

Program elective (3 hrs)

3

Minimum credit hours for Graduation

50