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Basic Welder
This program prepares students to use manual shielded metal arc welding and gas metal arc welding in welding of heavy steel structures. Students also learn manual oxyfuel and plasma arc cutting, as well as computer programmed plasma arc cutting, weld quality, and weld joint design/fit up. he entire 525 hours of the Basic Welder program will transfer into the 1050 hour Combination Welder program.

 

Direct-Teacher Led Class
SOC Code: 51-4121.00

 

 

Application Process

Tuition Waiver

College Credit

 

 

CERTIFICATION
DOL Oklahoma Welder Certification
OSHA 10-General Industry
Forklift Training (must be over 18 at time of training)
WorkKeys

CURRICULUM / HOURS

SMAW 1 120
GMAW/FCAW Welding 120
GTAW Welding 120
Fundamentals of Welding 120
TOTAL HOURS 480

 

 

STUDENT ORGANIZATION
SkillsUSA is a national organization serving teachers and high school and adult students who are preparing for careers in technical, skilled and service occupations, and for further education. SkillsUSA provides opportunities for students to enhance their personal and leadership qualities through individual and group projects and through skill competitions which are held on local, state, and national levels.

 

INSTRUCTOR
Clint Chew, BAgrED
cchew@wwtech.edu