EMCC Catalog 2023-2024 
    
    Apr 20, 2024  
EMCC Catalog 2023-2024

Welding Technology A.A.S

Location(s): Golden Triangle Campus (Mayhew), Scooba Campus


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The Welding Technology program prepares graduates to enter the job market in many different areas. Welding is utilized in manufacturing, structural construction, custom job shops, and as an integral part of many businesses. The Welding Technology Program offers a one-year vocational certificate option, a technical certificate (see Advisor or Navigator for requirements), and a two-year Associate of Applied Science degree option that leads to a certificate and the opportunity to acquire the American Welding Society (AWS) Schools Excelling through National Skill Standards Education (SENSE) Level I certification, National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core, Level I Welding, and Level II Welding.

Students will be provided instruction in the correct methods of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Other components of metal fabrication along with special emphasis on safety in the work place, relations with others in the work place, and the importance of regular and timely attendance will also be covered.

This program requires a Silver or higher Certificate on the ACT Work-keys exam. Please see the program advisor or Navigator for additional information regarding testing times and locations for the ACT Work-keys

16 Semester Hours


15 Semester Hours


(Vocational Certificate Program Exit Point)


Welding and Industrial Fabrication One-Year Vocational Certificate 

Sophomore Year - First Semester


15 Semester Hours


Sophomore Year - Second Semester


15 Semester Hours


Work-based Learning is available as an additional elective based on opportunity and requirements.

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