Welding
Welding II

Program Overview:

The Welding Technology students learn Entry Level to Advanced Welding skills. Curriculum developed by the National Center for Construction Education and Research covers OSHA safety requirements, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, oxy-fuel cutting, and carbon arc cutting to enhance job opportunities. Local industries requiring new qualified welders to replace retiring and advancing employees include river barge maintenance, fabrication shops, construction companies, and equipment manufacturers to name a few. The Collins Career Technical Center Welding Technology program offers American Welding Society certifications at Entry and Advance Levels. Qualification and certification testing will ensure each student has developed the skills necessary to be productive employees.

Length of Course:

The Welding Program is a one year program consisting of 900 clock-hours with an optional 2nd year consisting of 900 clock-hours. Classes meet Monday-Thursday from 4 p.m. till 10:00 p.m.

Job Opportunities:

Graduates are employed in various industries throughout the Tri-State Area.

Placement Services:

WorkForce Development Resource Center provides placement services to graduates of all full-time programs. A representative from WDRC is available to speak with each class before graduation to assist students with the registration process for job placement. WorkForce Development Resource Center is located at 120 North 3rd Street, Ironton, Ohio


** Costs are subject to change

Application Requirements

Description Hours
Welding Semester One
   
  • Program Orientation
 
30 hours
  • Welding Safety
 
32 hours
  • Flame cutting
 
32 hours
  • Thermal cutting
 
30 hours
  • Plasma Arc
 
30 hours
  • SMAW Equipment and setup Fillet welds all positions
 
246 hours
  • Total Hours
 
400 hours
Welding Semester Two
   
  • Blueprints / Symbols
 
60 hours
  • Blue Prints
 
200 hours
  • GMAW Setup
 
40 hours
  • GMAW Fillet Welds
 
160 hours
  • Testing and Inspection
 
40 hours
  • Total Hours
 
500 hours
Welding Program Total   900 hours
Description Hours
Welding II (Optional) Semester One
   
  • Program orientation
 
30 hours
  • SMAW II
 
26 hours
  • Welding safety II
 
43 hours
  • Appliance wiring
 
132 hours
  • SMAW Groove Welds
 
301 hours
  • Total Hours
 
400 hours
Welding II (Optional) Semester Two
   
  • Blue Print II / CNC Plasma Table
 
240 hours
  • FCAW
 
72 hours
  • Employability
 
48 hours
  • FCAW Groove Weld
 
48 hours
  • Codes and Standards
 
48 hours
  • GTAW
 
44 hours
  • Total Hours
 
500 hours
Welding II Program Total   900 hours

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