Read the full description of this program in the Tri Star Catalog.
A two-year program, Welding gives you the technical knowledge and practical skills to enter the field of welding and metal fabrication. In the junior year of the program, students concentrate on MIG and SMAW fundamentals and safety instruction. Seniors tackle more complex concepts and out-of-position techniques in the welding field. Qualifying seniors may participate in the early placement program the last nine weeks of the school year. Employability skills are also taught as part of the class to help prepare students for the many employment opportunities currently available. The skills welding students work to develop are:
• Safety and first aid
• Blueprint reading for welding
• Metal inert gas welding
• Oxy fuel operations for cutting
• Metal arc welding
• Plasma operations
• Tungsten inert gas welding
• Operation of robotic systems
Students will have the opportunity to utilize the following equipment in the Welding program.
• Hand tools
• Wire feeders
• Torches, welding guns
• Plasma cutter
• Constant voltage power units (welder)
• Constant current power units (welder)
This class is offered at the Dennings Building, St. Marys.