This program prepares students for certification via a comprehensive learning process that teaches theory, fundamentals, equipment, and techniques of welding technology. This class provides thorough coverage of common welding and cutting processes, including gas tungsten arc welding, gas metal arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, oxy-fuel gas welding and cutting, plasma arc cutting, and resistance welding. The class includes extensive instruction in welding symbol knowledge, welding testing, inspection, and preparation for employment in the welding field.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
|Class Type||Day, Night|
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602 South Broadway
Portland, TN 37148
100 White Bridge Road
Nashville, TN 37209
Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 8,630
Current job openings per year: 270