Fundamental Welding

                                      

Welding skills are used to fabricate and repair projects.   Fundamental Welding Technology is a short-term program (150 hours) designed to prepare students for one (1) of four American Welding Society Certifications; Shielded Metal Arc (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc (MIG)-(GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc (TIG)-(GTAW), Flux Core Arc (FCAW). Students must declare which certification at time of enrollment.

Instructor:  Pat Cucco
419.289.3313
cuccop@acwhcc.org

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*This program may be taken as an Adult Diploma Program.


What The Program Teaches 

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
    OR Shielded Metal Arc Welding
    (SMAW)
  • Theory
  • Safety
  •  Virtual welder practice
  • Prepare welds for certification
    test

 

Certifications

In the Welding Technology program, you may also earn one of the following certifications:

American Welding Society Welding Certifications- must choose one (1) before beginning of program.

  • American Welding Society
  • GasMetal Arc Welding (GMAW or Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

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Welding Technology Admission Requirements

  • Submit a completed program application through https://acwhcc.axstudent.com along with a $50 non-refundable application fee.
  • Provide official transcripts or high school diploma or equivalent.

Future Job Opportunities

                                                       
• Welder/Fabricator
• Welding Finishing Technician
• Fitter-Welder
• Journeyman Welder
• Robot Operator
• Welding Technical Associate
• Master Jeweler
• Sculptor

   

                

 

Start Dates and Program Cost

Start Date
October 4, 2021 - December 15, 2021
January 3, 2021 - March 15, 2021

Monday - Wednesday
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.


 

Program Cost 
Tuition$1,200
Books, Supplies, Fees$   591
Tools   $413
Total Cost$2,204

*Books are subject to change.

Tuition and Financial Aid

Fundamental Welding does not qualify for Federal Financial Aid due to the length of the program.  You may qualify for financial assistance through Job and Family Services in your county. 
Contact us for help figuring out your next steps.


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