Welding Programs

Women welderThe Emily Griffith Technical College Welding programs teach 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 Welding- AWS SENSE Entry Level I - All Process Certification program teaches students safety, and entry level welding skills in all processes (SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, and FCAW) and in all positions.
  • The Welding - AWS SENSE Advanced Level II - All Process Certification 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 Welding - AWS SENSE Expert Level III - All Process Certification 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.
  • The AWS SENSE Level ll & lll- All Process Certification program is for the welding students who have completed AWS Level l and elects to attain additional welding process experience. Students will weld advanced projects in all processes and in all positions. This program is eligible for federal financial aid. Industry professionals who have not completed AWS Level l must interview with the instructors before registering for the program.

 

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From our students...

I love everything I've learned since being here, and the teacher is awesome and knows what he’s doing.

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Welding Student

From our teachers...

I think most women don’t know that welding is an awesome trade for them; women have much more refined motor skills.

Ryan M. Thomas
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