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Welding Technology CCP

Welding Technology Overview (5460)

Type of Award

CCP - Career Certificate Program

Program Website

www.palmbeachstate.edu/career-pathways/pathway-industry/default.aspx

Program Description

This program prepares the student for entry-level employment in a variety of occupations in the welding industry. The content includes, but is not limited to, communication skills, human relations, employability skills, safe and efficient work practices, reading blueprints, identifying metals and basic shop skills.

Shop activities are an integral part of this program and provide instruction in the various processes and fabrication skills, including torch cutting, arc welding, MIG welding, flux core welding, TIG welding, pipe welding, certification test preparation, use of current industry standards, practices and techniques.

Program Learning Outcomes

For detailed information, visit www.palmbeachstate.edu/learningoutcomes/Program-Learning-Outcomes

Admission Requirements

  • No high school diploma or GED is required. (To be eligible to receive federal student aid, you must: Have a high school diploma or a General Education Development (GED) certificate, or have complete homeschooling)

Completion Requirements

Students must successfully complete all courses listed in the catalog for this program. Students must pass with the following minimum Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE) scores: Reading: 9; English: 9; Mathematics: 9 or qualify for TABE exemption.

Program Length

Total program hours: 1,050. Approximate program length: one year full-time Lake Worth, 15 months evening students Belle Glade.

Location

The program is offered at the Lake Worth and Belle Glade campuses.

For More Information

Email: blackmvd@palmbeachstate.edu, Phone (561) 993-1187 Belle Glade campus

Program Director - Lynnmarie Highsmith, gomeshl@palmbeachstate.edu, (561) 868-3547 Lake Worth campus

Employment Opportunities

Upon graduation students may find employment in the aerospace industry, construction iron worker field or in manufacturing. 

Career Center

www.palmbeachstate.edu/Career

For more information about employment opportunities including job outlook and salary information visit: Occupational Outlook Handbook: www.bls.gov/ooh

O-Net Online: www.onetonline.org

Required courses:

Required Courses (Clock Hours: 1,050)

PMT0108Introduction to Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0109Introduction to Welding 2 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0126Shielded Metal Arc Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0127Shielded Metal Arc Welding Advanced (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0147Gas Metal Arc Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0143Flux Cored Arc Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0150Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0151Gas Tungsten Arc Welding - Advanced (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0074Practical Welding Applications (CCP)

90 Clock Hours

Total Credit Hours: 1050

Course Sequence

Term One - Fall (Year One) (Clock Hours: 480)

PMT0108Introduction to Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0109Introduction to Welding 2 (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0126Shielded Metal Arc Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0127Shielded Metal Arc Welding Advanced (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

 

Term Two - Spring (Year One) (Clock Hours: 480)

PMT0147Gas Metal Arc Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0143Flux Cored Arc Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0150Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

PMT0151Gas Tungsten Arc Welding - Advanced (CCP)

120 Clock Hours

 

Term Three - Summer (Year One) (Clock Hours: 90)

PMT0074Practical Welding Applications (CCP)

90 Clock Hours

 

Total Credit Hours: 1050