Gain Skills in Structural and Non-Structural Welding
Have a steady hand, a good eye, and a desire to create work that lasts? Welders can work in a variety of fields, from aerospace to power plants to manufacturing—or even under water. Learn to read blueprints and lay out your work, and gain skills in welding, brazing, cutting, and fabrication as you prepare for a successful career.
Precision and excellent hand/eye coordination are important for the welding technician program. You will learn various types of welds and cutting operations, as well as fabrication, quality control, weld testing, and blueprint reading. Through this program, you will have the opportunity to become a certified welder. Other career pathways might include welding inspector, metal fabricator, or sales.
What you will learn: Shop safety, blueprint reading, interpretation of drawings and symbols, shop math, hand tools, and power tools, brazing, FCAW: flux core arc welding, GMAW: gas metal arc welding, SMAW: shield metal arc welding, plate (3G, 4G), experience in aluminum, stainless steel, and carbon steel, cutting operations: oxy-fuel, plasma, quality control, visual inspection, employability skills.
For job outlook and wages for Welding Technician visit www.onetonline.org.
5 Steps of enrollment:
- Attend an information session
- Fill out an online application on the student portal
- Start your financial aid process
- Successfully achieve a Level 4 on the WorkKeys® Assessments
- Submit all required documents
- Upload HS Diploma, transcript or HSE in the student portal
- All financial aid paperwork and/or payment
- Sign all required documents in the student portal
All students must be 18 years old by the completion of the program and have a high school diploma or HSE (High School Equivalency). HSE hotline: 513.612.5806
Great Oaks Career Campuses is accredited by the Commission of the Council on Occupational Education (council.org)