WELDING AND JOINING TECHNOLOGY (WAJ2)

The Welding and Joining Technology diploma is designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Welding and Joining Technology diploma, have the qualifications of a welding and joining technician, and are prepared to take qualification tests.

Diploma Program
Program Length 54 Credit Hours
Education Requirements High School diploma or GED required; Minimum age: 16
Entrance Dates Every Semester
Offered Warner Robins and Macon Campuses


Welding and Joining Technology Diploma Curriculum
   

Credit Hours

General Education Core Courses
8
EMPL 1000 Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development
2
ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I
3
MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics
3
 
Occupational Courses
46
WELD 1000 Introduction to Welding Technology
4
WELD 1010 Oxyfuel Cutting
4
WELD 1030 Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology
4
WELD 1040 Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4
WELD 1050 Horizontal Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4
WELD 1060 Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4
WELD 1070 Overhead Shielded Metal Arc Welding
4
WELD 1090 Gas Metal Arc Welding
4
WELD 1110 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
4
WELD 1120 Preparation for Industrial Qualification
4
XXXX xxxx Occupational Electives
6
   
 
Total Hours
54