Welding and Joining Tech

Offered At the following campus locations
Program Overview

The Welding and Joining program 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 qualifications tests.

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Entrance Requirements

Education: A high school diploma or its equivalent is not required for admission, but must be obtained before receiving a diploma from SGTC. Age: 16 years or older Placement: Achievement of appropriate scores on the college's placement test or submission of acceptable SAT or ACT scores. Provisional Admission accepted.

Course Overview
CourseCredit Hours
ENGL 1010 Fundamentals of English I 3
MATH 1012 Foundations of Mathematics 3
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relat & Prof Dev 2
WELD 1000 Intro to Welding Technology 4
WELD 1010 Oxyfuel and Plasma Cutting 4
WELD 1030 Blueprint Read/Welding Tech 4
WELD 1040 Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld 4
WELD 1070 Overhead Shield Metal Arc Weld 4
WELD 1050 Horizon Shielded Metal ArcWeld 4
WELD 1060 Vert Shielded Metal Arc Weld 4
WELD 1090 Gas Metal Arc Welding 4
WELD 1110 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4
WELD 1120 Preparation/Industrial Qualifi 4
XXXX xxxx Occupational Elective 6
WELD 1150 Adv Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 3
WELD 1151 Fabrication Processes 3
WELD 1152 Pipe Welding 4
WELD 1153 Flux Cored Arc Welding 4
WELD 1154 Plasma Cutting 3
WELD 1156 Ornamental Iron Works 4
WELD 1330 Metal Welding & Cutting Tech 2
WELD 1500 Welding & Joining Internship 3
*54 minimum semester hour credits required for graduation