Welding Technology Basic

Available: Phil Campbell and Shoals Campuses
Advisors: L. Liles (5254/8072) lliles@nwscc.edu
B. Keeton (6389) bkeeton@nwscc.edu
K. Davis (5254) kevin.davis@nwscc.edu
M. Grissom (5420) melinda.grissom@nwscc.edu

This short-term certificate is designed to prepare students for immediate employment. Students are provided with technical knowledge and job specific skills that enable them to compete favorably in the welding field.

Opportunities for welders exist in the business services industry, manufacturing, repair and production work, construction machinery maintenance, wholesale trade, and automotive vehicle industry.

Welders need good eyesight, good eye-hand coordination, and manual dexterity. They should be able to concentrate on detailed work for long periods of time and be able to bend, stoop, and work in awkward positions. Welders need to be adaptable to receive cross-training for other production jobs.


* Transfer Credit: Students may receive up to one semester of Advanced Placement for Career Technical coursework completed at another institution.

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Short-Term Certificate