Welding and Joining Technology Diploma – WAJ2

Program Description:

The Welding and Joining Technology diploma is designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention, and advancement. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates receive a Welding and Joining Technology diploma, have the qualifications of a welding and joining technician, and are prepared to take qualification tests.

Entrance date: Each semester

Admission requirements:

Minimum Test Scores

ACCUPLACER – Sentence Skills60COMPASS – Writing32
Reading Comp.55Reading 70
Arithmetic34Math26

Credits required for graduation: 54

Welding and Joining Technology Diploma Curriculum Essential Courses

Basic Skills Courses 8 credits

MATH 1012Foundations of Mathematics

3

ENGL 1010Fundamentals of English I

3

EMPL 1000Interpersonal Relations and Professional Development

2

Occupational Courses 42 credits

WELD 1000Introduction to Welding Technology

3

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

3

WELD 1030Blueprint Reading for Welding Technology

3

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1050Horizontal Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1060Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1070Overhead Shielded Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120Preparation for Industrial Qualification

3

COLL 1020Albany Success Course

3

XXXX xxxxOccupational Elective

6

*See program advisor for list of approved electives.