WELDING & JOINING TECHNOLOGY
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.
Student Learning Outcomes:
• Students will setup, make specific cuts, and shut-down a manual torch assembly.
• Students will setup and operate a Shielded Metal Arc Welding machine to make specific weldments in the vertical position.
• Students will weld to AWS/ASME standards on carbon steel base metal.
Program Offered at the Following Sites: Moultrie-Industrial Drive, Thomasville, Tifton
Length of Program: Three (3) Semesters
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Entrance Dates: Beginning of each semester.
Entrance Requirements: Refer to Admissions criteria. Click for Entrance Score Requirements.
Age: Applicant must be 16 years of age or older.
Education: An applicant must be a high school graduate or the equivalent (GED). College transcripts will be evaluated on an individual basis.
Advisor: A Program Advisor should be consulted prior to enrolling in any course. An advisor will be assigned by admissions.
Program Final Exit Point: Welding and Joining Technology, Diploma.
Credits Required for Graduation: 53 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation.
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