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Welding Technology (50420)

Description

The welding technology curriculum provides students with a sound understanding of the science, technology, and applications essential for successful employment in the welding and metalworking industry.

Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes. Courses may include math, print reading, metallurgy, welding inspection, and destructive and non-destructive testing providing students with industry-standard skills developed through classroom training and practical application.

Graduates of the welding technology curriculum may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metalworking industries. Career opportunities also exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, sales, quality control, supervision, and welding-related self-employment.

Awards

Awards

Additional Information

At the end of each semester, students whose skills qualify them to take a qualification test (certification test) will need to fill out the request form available in the welding area and submit it to their instructors. With the approval of the instructors, students will be given the opportunity to take the test.

    Contact Information

    The Welding Technology (50420) program is in the RCCC Department of Academic Programs. For additional information regarding this program, contact the chair, Robert Simpson (robert.simpson@rccc.edu).

    Program Advising

    Advising Details

    Students seeking advising during the summer term should contact the program chair.

    Program Advisors

    Brandon Hoffner
    Instructor in Academic Programs[+]
    • Business, Engineering Technologies & Public Services
    • Welding Technology
    phone(704) 216-3922
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    Robert Simpson
    Chair in Academic Programs[+]
    • Business, Engineering Technologies & Public Services
    • Welding Technology
    phone(704) 216-3921
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    Lori Safrit
    Instructor in Academic Programs[+]
    • Business, Engineering Technologies & Public Services
    • Welding Technology
    phone(704) 216-7186
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    David Kanipe
    Instructor in Academic Programs[+]
    • Business, Engineering Technologies & Public Services
    • Welding Technology
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