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7:45 a.m. - 10:15 am

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Program Advisory Committee

R. Bumgardner
Chicago Bridge and Iron

E. Bonhart
American Welding Society

C. Brahier
W. Powers
H. Sapp

Eastern Shipbuilding Company

E. Brannon
K. Gower

Merrick Industries

J. Harrington
G. Keyzer
K. Louthain
AirGas Inc.

C. Stiver
Lincoln Electric

Welding
Welding Technology

Program Length: 1050 hours
42 weeks
Program Number: J400400

This program has a planned sequence of courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the welding industry.

The content includes, but is not limited to, planning, management, technical and product skills, underlying principles of technology, labor issues, community issues, in addition to health, safety, and environmental issues.

Program Structure: This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of three (3) occupational completion points.

Admission Requirements
Age: 
16 years or older

Basic Skills: Unless exempt, students' competencies in reading, math, and language are assessed using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading 9, Math 9, and Language 9.

Program Advisory Estimated Entry-Level Salary Range
$30,000-$50,000

Council on Occupational Education (COE) Rates
Unavailable


Course #

Course Description

 Hours

OCP

PMT0070

Welder Assistant 1

150 hours

A

PMT0071

Welder Assistant 2

150 hours

PMT0072

Welder, SMAW 1

150 hours

B

PMT0073

Welder, SMAW 2

150 hours

PMT0074

Welder

450 hours

C

 TOTAL HOURS

1050










Welding Technolgy - Advanced

Program Length: 750 hours
30 weeks
Program Number: J400410

This program has a planned sequence of courses designed to expand welding skills. 

Criteria for enrollment in Welding Technology--Advanced J400410

Students enrolling in the Welding Technology—Advanced Program J400410 should meet the following criteria before entry into the program.

Students enrolling after completing Welding Technology J400400:

1) Must have satisfactorily completed all elements of J400400 or 480500.

2) Must have completed a minimum of NCCER Core Curriculum and Level 1 Welding.

3) Must pass guided bend test on open root V-groove welds in the 2G, 3G, and 4G positions, in accordance with AWS D1.1 weld code standards.

 

Students enrolling based on prior welding experience or transfer credit from another school:

1)  Must demonstrate proficiency on open root V-groove welds for 3G and 4G positions to instructor’s satisfaction based on AWS             D1.1 standards. Students will be allowed two (2) chances to proof proficiency

2) A current (within 6 months) WPQR for V-groove weld all positions can be substituted for demonstration of V-groove weld.

Program Structure: This program is a planned sequence of instruction consisting of six occupational completion points (OCP).

Course Number Course Title Course Hours OCP
PMT0075 Advanced Welder 1
600 hours
A
PMT0076 Advanced Welder 2
150 hours
B
   TOTAL HOURS 750 hours  

 Admission Requirements
Age: 
16 years or older

Basic Skills: Unless exempt, students' competencies in reading, math, and language are assessed using the Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE).  Required basic skills grade levels are: Reading 9, Math 9, and Language 9.

Program Advisory Estimated Entry-Level Salary Range
$45,000-$80,000

Council on Occupational Education (COE) Rates
Program Completion Rate:  Unavailable
Program Placement Rate: Unavailable
Unavailable because this program began during the 2016-2017 school year.



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