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  • Use advanced welding techniques to design, build, and troubleshoot complex manufacturing solutions
  • Make, cut, and repair various types of metals utilizing different types of welds
  • Interpret project blueprints and specifications while applying an extensive knowledge of materials


What can I do when I graduate?
  • Combination welder
  • Pipe welder
  • Welding equipment salesperson
What would I do in this class?
  • Welding and shop safety procedures
  • Shielded metal arc welding
  • Gas metal arc welding
  • Tungsten inert gas welding
  • Oxyfuel flame cutting
  • Fabrication and blueprint reading
  • Welding symbols
What can I do with further training?
  • Shop foreman
  • Shop owner/manager
  • Welding engineer
  • Certified welding inspector
  • Welding instructor

Program Quick Facts

Welding students must be able to

  • Demonstrate shop and eye safety at all times
  • Exhibit professionalism & workplace ethics
  • Develop welding competencies and apply learned theory and technical information to prepare for career in the welding industry
  • Perform the job in both hot and cold conditions
  • Handle getting dirty as part of the job
  • Stand and work on your feet for several hours at a time
  • Read and comprehend welding book information and instructions
  • Comprehend and use welding math when using weld symbols and blueprints
  • Have good hand-eye coordination and manual dexterity to perform welding tasks
  • Communicate well with fellow students and staff
College Credits
Available Certifications
Lab Fees
Brian Myers
Randall Patrick 
Stark State College
Kent State University
Zane State University
CPR First Aid
NCCER Core and Level 1 
Level 1 (juniors) - $25.00
Level 2 (seniors) - $67.00
Tool List (to be supplied by student)

Uniform requirements

  • Jeans, cotton shirt, high-top leather boots, welding jacket, safety glasses, welding gloves, welding helmet (to be supplied by student)
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