Campus Location: Peosta
Program Entry: Enrollment may occur during any term. Fall term is the start of the day program course sequence.
Description: Welding offers rewarding and challenging career opportunities both indoors and outdoors in a variety of industries ranging from repair jobs to fabrication/construction activities. If you look around, almost everything made of metal is welded. The world’s tallest buildings, airplanes, ships, race cars, home appliances and automobiles are just a few examples.
There are many ways to make a weld and there is a wide variety of metals and alloys that can be welded. Welding has become complex and technical and requires a great deal of knowledge to be able to select the proper process for critical work. Excellent eye/hand coordination are attributes of highly-skilled and well-paid welders.
The demand for welders is high and technical training provides you with improved opportunities and career progression. This program will prepare students to take an AWS Qualification Exam.
Enrollment Process: See Enrollment Process . Applicants to this program do not need to complete the ALEKS® math assessment.
Program Requirements: Prior to the completion of Term 1, students are required to provide their program faculty with a copy of their First Aid/CPR certificate. During Term 1, while enrolled in WEL 192 , students will complete a 10-hour OSHA training course through Career Safe Online.
Minimum Credits: 36