Delta Region MS

CAREER TYPE

Welder

Welding is the most common way of permanently joining metal parts and is used to construct and repair parts of ships, automobiles, spacecraft, and thousands of other manufactured products. Welders apply heat to the pieces of metal being joined and fuse them to form a permanent bond.

CAREER TYPE KEY FACTS:

Salary Range Potential: Average Salary :$28,000- $37,000.

Class Types:

  • •Properties of Metal • Cutting Techniques of Metal • Production Welding Techniques

TRAINING CENTER PROGRAMS

Welding Technology-Welder

The Welding and Cutting curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the field of welding and cutting. The curriculum includes the following types of welding : Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting, Oxyfuel Cutting and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).

Example of Class Types

•Properties of Metal • Cutting Techniques of Metal • Production Welding Techniques

  Day and Night Classes:

Day and Night

Pre-requisites required:
High School Diploma and Silver Certification on WorkKeys Test

Length of Program
20 weeks

Summary of Program Requirements
High School Diploma and Silver Certification on WorkKeys Test

Skills Needed
Critical Thinking, Mechanically Inclined, Control of Systems or Equipment, Attention to Detail
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale Workforce Development Center

Contact
Kaye Bennett
662-621-4308
kbennett@coahomacc.edu



 
Welding Technology-Welder

The Welding and Cutting curriculum is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment in the field of welding and cutting. The curriculum includes the following types of welding : Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting, Oxyfuel Cutting and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).

Example of Class Types

•Properties of Metal • Cutting Techniques of Metal • Production Welding Techniques

  Day and Night Classes:

Day and Night

Pre-requisites required:
High School Diploma and Silver Certification on WorkKeys Test

Length of Program
20 weeks

Summary of Program Requirements
High School Diploma and Silver Certification on WorkKeys Test

Skills Needed
Critical Thinking, Mechanically Inclined, Control of Systems or Equipment, Attention to Detail
Coahoma Community College
Tunica

Contact
Kaye Bennett
662-621-4308
kbennett@coahomacc.edu



 
Welding Technology-Welder

The Welding and Cutting Technology curriculum is designed to prepare the student for entry-level employment in the field of welding and cutting. The curriculum includes Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting, Oxyfuel Cutting, and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Electives are available in advanced levels of welding and cutting.

Example of Class Types

•Properties of Metal • Cutting Techniques of Metal • Production Welding Techniques

  Day and Night Classes:

Day Classes

Pre-requisites required:
Contact for more information

Length of Program
2 years

Summary of Program Requirements
Contact for more information

Skills Needed
Critical Thinking, Mechanically Inclined, Control of Systems or Equipment, Attention to Detail
Coahoma Community College
Clarksdale

Contact
Henry Striplin
662-621-4189
hstriplin@coahomacc.edu



 
Welding Technology-Welder

Students will have the opportunity to acquire the American Welding Society (AWS) Schools Excelling through National Skill Standards Education (SENSE) Level I and Level II certification, National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core, Level I Welding, Level II Welding, Level I Pipefitting and Level II Pipefitting. Instruction includes the correct methods of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Other components of metal fabrication include safety in the work place, relations with others in the work place, and the importance of regular and timely attendance.

Example of Class Types

Shielded Metal Arc Welding I Cutting Processes Drawing and Welding Symbol Interpretation

  Day and Night Classes:

Day Classes Only

Pre-requisites required:
This program requires an ACT Score of 16 in the Composite and Math areas as well as a Silver Certificate on the Workkeys exam.

Length of Program
*2 year Associate of Applied Science *Technical Certificate

Summary of Program Requirements
This program requires an ACT Score of 16 in the Composite and Math areas as well as a Silver Certificate on the Workkeys exam.

Skills Needed
Critical Thinking, Mechanically Inclined, Control of Systems or Equipment, Attention to Detail
East Mississippi Community College
Golden Triangle Campus Scooba Campus-Certificate Program

Contact
Greta Miller
662-243-2659
gmiller@eastms.edu
Patricia Corrigan
662-243-2631
pcorrigan@eastmsedu