This one-year program prepares students for jobs as entry-level welders.
Students will demonstrate the ability to lay out and complete accurate complex cutting projects; perform enhanced entry-level skills in SMAW welding; work as part of a team; identify, interpret and apply basic blueprints and welding symbols; and fabricate an EDU-1 SENSE project. This program is offered at our Chester campus.
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This major is eligible for G3 tuition assistance for qualified students.
Jobs in this field include welder, cutter, welder fitter, machine setter and operator, and reinforcing iron and Rebar worker.
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Spring Semester to Begin Remotely
Due to the current spread of COVID-19 in our area, the college’s spring semester classes will begin remotely. Through January 29, classes scheduled to meet on-campus will be held through Zoom. The college’s student services offices will also continue to offer remote services on the weekdays during this timeframe. Very limited staff will be on campus, and students are encouraged to access services remotely. Students needing assistance may contact the Help Hub. Learn more.