Welding Pathway

11th and 12th Graders

Overview

Learn basic metal fabrication and entry-level techniques to build and repair structures or products using OXY/ FUEL and PLASMA cutting, ARC, MIG and TIG welding. Students work on projects in detailed, hands-on environment to prepare for a career in the welding industry.

  • Tuition: $58.50 per credit hour. Scholarship opportunities available. No cost for students on free & reduced lunch and have applied for scholarship.
  • Books/Fees: Provided at no cost.
  • Transportation: Provided at no cost from all home high schools.
  • Session Options: 8:15am – 10:15am, 10:20am – 12:10pm, 12:45pm – 2:45pm
  • Club Options: FFA, SkillsUSA

Hear from a Pathway Student

Possible Careers

  • Welding Technician
  • Production Welder
  • Welding Fitter
  • Supervisor
  • Inspector
  • Welding Machine Operator

Field Trips

  • Kawasaki
  • IntoMetal
  • MWD Steel Fabrication

Guest Speakers

  • Kawasaki
  • Bison
  • TMCO
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Dual Credits Available
Year 1 Classes
Junior (or Senior if pathway is not full)
Year 2 Classes
Returning TCA Senior

First Semester

Second Semester

First Semester

Second Semester

WELD 1107 (3.5)
OXY Fuel & Plasma

WELD 1123 (3.5)
GMAW I


Plus welding projects/ competitions

WELD 1101 (3.5)
SMAW I


Plus welding projects/ competitions

WELD 1109 (3.0)
SMAW Lab II


Plus welding projects, competitions and/or internship

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Related AA/AAS Degrees Offered at SCC

AAS Degrees: Welding Technology, Auto Collision Repair Technology, Nondestructive Testing Technology.
Certificates/Diplomas: Welding Technology