Welding Technology

Our welding technology program is designed to meet the present and future needs of  the welding industry.  Students will build and troubleshoot complex manufacturing solutions using advanced welding techniques.  This program is ideal for students who in enjoy critical thinking and want to learn how to interpret drawings for product fabrication.  Students will be creating and fabricating customized metalwork.

Course Curriculum Includes; but not limited to:

  • Performing multiple type of welding techniques

  • Learn appropriate welding type and equipment based on metal properties

  • Emphasis on electrode selection, equipment set-up, operating procedures and quality control

  • Learn joint designs and layouts

  • Welding codes and standards

  • Learn quality practices, measurement, maintenance and safety

Download/Print Welding Information

InstructorShawn Wade

Skills You'll Learn in This Program 

  • Manufacturing Operations

  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

  • Flux Corded Arc Welding (FCAW)

  • Welding Fundamentals and Safety

  • Gas Cutting, Soldering, and Brazing

  • Metal Fabrication by cutting, drilling, bending and shaping to drawing dimensions

  • Project Building

Career Opportunities

This is the program for you if you want to be a/an:

  • Welders, Cutters, Solderers, and Brazers

  • Assemblers and Fabricators

  • Boilermakers

  • Jeweler, Precious Stone, and Metal Workers

  • Sheet Metal Workers

With further training you can become a:

  • Weld Engineer

  • Machinists and Tool and Die Makers

  • Metal and Plastic Machine Workers

  • Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters

Ready to get ahead? 

Taking control of your future is easier than you think. By finishing your high school education at Ashland County-West Holmes Career Center, you put yourself ahead of your peers with field experience a normal classroom could never replicate. Apply for this program and pursue your passion today!

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Student welding in class