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Combination WeldingStructural Welding

Combination Welding

This program is an introduction to common welding and cutting processes used in metal fabrication of structural steel.  Students will be introduced to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Oxy-Fuel Cutting (OFC), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Air Carbon Arc Cutting (AAC), metal preparation and heat treating.  Students will also be introduced to blue print reading and construction of items according to specifications.

Courses:

Air Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging (15 Hours)
FCAW Pipe (45 Hours)
FCAW Plate (60 Hours)
Fundamentals of Welding (30 Hours)
GMAW Plate (60 Hours)
GMAW/FCAW Equipment and Setup (15 Hours)
GTAW Aluminum Plate (45 Hours)
GTAW Carbon Steel Pipe (90 Hours)
GTAW Equipment & Filler Materials (15 Hours)
GTAW Plate(60 Hours)
Metal Characteristics and Properties (30 Hours)
Metal Preparation and Heat Treatments (30 Hours)
Oxyfuel Cutting (30 Hours)
Plasma Arc Cutting (15 Hours)
SMAW – Beads & Fillet Welds in Construction (120 Hours)
SMAW – Electrodes in Construction (15 Hours)
SMAW Equipment & Setup (15 Hours)
SMAW Groove Welds and Backing (30 Hours)
SMAW Open Root Pipe Welds (105 Hours)
SMAW Open V Groove Welds (120 Hours)
Weld Quality (15 Hours)
Welding Blueprints (15 Hours)
Welding Detail Drawings (30 Hours)
Welding Joint Fit Up and Adjustment (15 Hours)
Workforce Staging (30 Hours)

High School Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Partner school students attend tuition free

Adult Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $5,020
Total Out of District: $7,382
VA Approved

Possible Employment Opportunities:

Welding Inspector
Welder
Welder’s Helper
Welder Fitter
Cutting Process Technician
GMAW Structural Welder
GMAW Pipe Welder
GTAW Structural Welder
SMAW Structural Welder
SMAW Pipe Welder
FCAW Structural Welder
Welding and Metal Fabrication

Credentials/Certifications

Gas Metal Arc Welder
Gas Tungsten Arc Welder
Oklahoma Welder Certification
Shielded Metal Arc Welder

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at:

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at:

http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 48-0508      O-NET: 51-4121

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

Program Title

Instructor

Total Hours

Combination Welding
Steve Ake
1050

Structural Welding

This program is an introduction to common welding and cutting processes used in metal fabrication of structural steel.  Students will be introduced to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW, metal preparation and heat treating.

Courses:

Fundamentals of Welding (30 Hours)
Metal Preparation and Heat Treatments (30 Hours)
Oxyfuel Cutting (30 Hours)
SMAW – Beads & Fillet Welds (120 Hours)
SMAW – Electrodes (15 Hours)
SMAW Equipment & Setup (15 Hours)
SMAW Groove Welds and Backing (30 Hours)
SMAW Open V Groove Welds (120 Hours)
Weld Quality (15 Hours)
Welding Joint Fit Up and Adjustment (15 Hours)
Workforce Staging (30 Hours)
Plasma Arc Cutting (15 Hours)
Air Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging (15 Hours)

High School Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Partner school students attend tuition free

Adult Cost of Program: Tuition, Fees and Books

Total In-District: $3,452
Total Out of District: $4,772

Possible Employment Opportunities:

Welding Inspector
Welder
Welder’s Helper
Welder Fitter
Cutting Process Technician
SMAW Structural Welder
SMAW Pipe Welder
Welding and Metal Fabrication

Credentials/Certifications

Oklahoma Welder Certification
Shielded Metal Arc Welder

Potential Salary

For information concerning working conditions, physical requirements, employment and job outlook please refer to the Occupational Outlook Handbook (OOH) at:

https://www.bls.gov/ooh/

Salary information can be found at The Occupational Information Network (O*NET) Resource Center at:

http://www.onetonline.org/
CIP: 48-0508      O-NET: 51-4121

Pontotoc Tech Student Services team builds partnerships with Ada area businesses & industry to create opportunities for on the job training and student placement. Call the Pontotoc Technology Center Counselor at 580-310-2264 or visit pontotoctech.edu

Program Title

Instructor

Total Hours

Structural Welding
Steve Ake
480