The Emily Griffith Technical College Welding program teaches the skills necessary to pass state welder tests in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Oxy-Acetylene, Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), open plate, and pipe welding. Students will meet American Welding Society (AWS) standards. Certification is available in SMAW and GMAW. Larger welding programs include all processes and in all positions for level one, level two and level three. Smaller programs are one process and one level certifcation.
All Process Welding Programs
These all process programs are financial aid qualified.
- The AWS SENSE Level I program teaches students safety, and entry level welding skills in all processes (SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW) and in all positions.
- TheAWS SENSE Level II is for students who have completed the AWS Level l - All Process Certification program. Students will continue to develop welding skills through advanced projects in all positions.
- The AWS SENSE III is for students who have completed the AWS Level l & ll - All Process Certification programs and for the industry professional who wants to attain additional welding process experience. Industry professionals who have not completed AWS Level l must interview with the instructors before registering for the program. Students will weld advanced projects in all processes and in all positions.