Welding

Programs

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: $4,892.00
Total Out of District: $7,254.00
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
Gainful Employment

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
Larry Bodine
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: $3,324.00
Total Out of District: $4,644.00

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
Larry Bodine
480