The mission of Welding program is to provide the student training in all phases of welding in the ever changing technological work place. Students master the basic welding techniques for both acetylene and arc welding. Individuals study the physical properties of metal, the effects of heat, thickness allowances, shrinkage, basic joint design and layout. The student may also become proficient in advanced Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), oxy-acetylene cutting and welding, semi-automatic arc (MIG) and learn to weld stainless steel, aluminum, and other metals with tungsten inert gas (TIG).
Practical experience is gained in all areas of Welding through shop practice, projects and repair work utilizing hands-on application. Completion of Welding program prepares the student for employment within the manufacturing and welding industry.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
9637 Highway 412 W.
Linden, TN 37096
813 West Main St.
Hohenwald, TN 38462
Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 6,920
Current job openings per year: 820