Almost every area of manufacturing, maintenance, and construction uses welding technology to join two surfaces together.
Welding technology programs are becoming more comprehensive and scientific as new technologies like lasers, plasma arcs, and new materials are being developed.
The Career Centers Automated Welding Technology class provides students with an opportunity to explore a wide variety of welding techniques for entry-level employment settings, as well as the knowledge, skills, safety, and professional behaviors necessary for competent performance as a welder or welding technician.
Students master basic skills by working on state-of-the-art equipment, including robotic welding. The curriculum covers most common welding and cutting processes, including:
Students who are successful in this program are creative, enjoy working with their hands, and are problem solvers with average math and reading skills.
Success Indicators for Welding