Welding

Welding


Program LengthFive semesters

BUTTON_tuition_cost$944.00**

Potential Salary RangeVaries


 

The Welding Technology Program prepares Navarro College students for employment in the metal and construction trades. This is a field that continues to grow and is very much in demand with a high family wage potential. Students will gain experience and competencies in all major welding, cutting and fabrication theory and processes.  Students can earn a certificate or Associate of Applied Science.  The Program includes classroom instruction and hands-on-training in metal trades including safety, blueprint reading, metallurgy, power sources, tools and materials, welding and layout, and fitting techniques.

COURSES


WLDG 1200   Introduction to Welding Fundamentals
WLDG 1221   Studies in Welder / Welding Technology (SMAW)
WLDG 1312   Intro to Flux Cored Arc Welding
WLDG 1313   Intro to Blueprint Reading for Welders
WLDG 1323   Welding Safety, Tools and Equipment
WLDG 1327   Welding Codes
WLDG 1428   Intro to Shield and Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
WLDG 1430   Intro to Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
WLDG 1434   Intro to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
WLDG 1435   Intro to Pipe Welding
WLDG 1457   Intermediate Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
WLDG 2288   Internship – Welding Tech Welder
WLDG 2406   Intermediate Pipe Welding
WLDG 2447   Advanced Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

TARGET JOBS


Welding Machine Operators
Boilermakers
Welding Technicians
Welding Supervisors
Welding Inspectors
Welding Sales Representatives

GAINFUL EMPLOYMENT


Welding Technology Certificate

RELATED LINKS


Gases and Welding Distributors Association (GAWDA) Media
Welding Certifications in Texas

 

Degrees

A.A.S. Welding Technology
Production Welder Certificate
Welding Technology Certificate

Judy Cutting, Executive Dean
Bain Center, Room 101
903.875.7573
judy.cutting@navarrocollege.edu
Brad Richardson, Dean
Bain Center, Room 101
903.875.7536
brad.richardson@navarrocollege.edu
Rickey Boatright, Professor
Ag Tech, Room 104
903.875.7556
rickey.boatright@navarrocollege.edu
Chris Knight, Professor
Petroleum Bldg, Room 107
903.875.7718
james.knight@navarrocollege.edu

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**Tuition cost reflects a 15-credit hour semester for in-district students for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Cost does not include labs, fees, books, or supplies. Program costs are approximate and cost is subject to change.
Download the full Fall 2014 tuition chart here .