Welding Technology
TC = Technical Certificate | 1 year

Welding Technology TC = Technical Certificate | 1 year
The program provides state-of-the-art training on common welding processes (Shielded Metal Arc [SMAW], Metal Inert Gas [MIG], Tungsten Inert Gas [TIG], oxy-acetylene and plasma cutting) and extensive skill building in each welding position. Additionally, American Welding Society (AWS) Certification for structural plate and pressure pipe is available. Students gain skills creating projects in Northark‚Äôs own welding shop.

Arkansas Future Grant

This program is Arkansas Future Grant eligible, which means the grant may cover tuition and fees.

Transfer or Stackable Options

The certificate can be used as one of the technical disciplines required for the Associate of Applied Science in General Technology.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand and utilize basic safety practices in the welding industry
  • Identify and properly use fabrication materials, power equipment, and power tools
  • Demonstrate ability to read and interpret welding fabrication blueprints
  • Demonstrate basic welding techniques in general welding procedures
  • Demonstrate ability to correctly set up welding machines and cutting equipment
  • Successfully complete NCCER Core Curriculum and Welding Level I and demonstrate an acceptable level of proficiency in the welding shop
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