Spring Semester 2019 Catalog

Welding and Joining Technology, Diploma

Overview

Offered at the Augusta and Waynesboro campuses and the Columbia County Center

Entrance Dates: Fall, Spring, and Summer
Length of Program: Three Terms
Credit Hours Required for Graduation: 54

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.

Employment Opportunities: The Welding and Joining Technology graduate will be employable as a construction welder, industrial welder, or special purpose welder. Graduates readily find employment in the many welding, steel fabrication, railroad repair and rebuilding, and heavy construction industries in the area.

Gainful Employment

Curriculum Outline

General Core Courses, 8 credits

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

Occupational Courses, 40 credits

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

WELD 1030Blueprint Reading/Welding Tech

4

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1050Horizont Shield Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1060Vert Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1070Ovrhd Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120Prep for Industrial Qual

4

Occupational Electives, 6 credits

WELD 1150Adv Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

3

WELD 1152Pipe Welding

4

WELD 1153Flux Cored Arc Welding

4

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

Guided Pathway

Augusta Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Welding and Joining Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

WELD 1030Blueprint Reading/Welding Tech

4

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1050Horizont Shield Metal Arc Weld

4

Year 1 Spring Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

WELD 1060Vert Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1070Ovrhd Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

Year 1 Summer Semester

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120Prep for Industrial Qual

4

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

 

WELD 1150Adv Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

3

OR

WELD 1152Pipe Welding

4

OR

WELD 1153Flux Cored Arc Welding

4

NOTE:

Pipe Welding (WELD 1152) will not be offered during in the evening.

COMP 1000: Introduction to Computer Literacy is optional, you may elect to omit this course, however, you will be required to enroll in two of the following three courses: WELD 1150, WELD 1152, WELD 1153.

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.

Grovetown Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Welding and Joining Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Grovetown Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

WELD 1030Blueprint Reading/Welding Tech

4

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1050Horizont Shield Metal Arc Weld

4

Year 1 Spring Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

WELD 1060Vert Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1070Ovrhd Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

Year 1 Summer Semester

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120Prep for Industrial Qual

4

6 credits total Required
COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

WELD 1150Adv Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

3

WELD 1152Pipe Welding

4

WELD 1153Flux Cored Arc Welding

4

NOTE: Introduction to Computers is optional. You may elect to omit this course, however, you will be required to enroll in two of the following three courses: WELD 1150, WELD 1152 and or WELD 1153. There are 6 credit hours of electives required. See your program advisor for space availability and course availability.

Some core courses may be offered in the evening and/or online.

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.

Waynesboro Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Welding and Joining Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Waynesboro Day Program

Year 1 Fall Semester

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

WELD 1030Blueprint Reading/Welding Tech

4

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1050Horizont Shield Metal Arc Weld

4

Year 1 Spring Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

COMP 1000Intro to Computer Literacy

3

WELD 1060Vert Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1070Ovrhd Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

Year 1 Summer Semester

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120Prep for Industrial Qual

4

 

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL REL & PROF DEV

2

OR

WELD 1150Adv Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

3

OR

WELD 1152Pipe Welding

4

OR

WELD 1153Flux Cored Arc Welding

4

NOTE: Introduction to Computers is optional. You may elect to omit this course, however, you will be required to enroll in two of the following three courses: WELD 1150, WELD 1152 and or WELD 1153. See your program advisor for space availability and course availability.

Some core courses may be offered in the evening and/or online.

*Refer to the College catalog for course prerequisite requirements.

Students who choose to not follow the Course Sequence listed above may not be able to complete the program in the number of semesters shown above.

The Augusta Technical College does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, gender or disability. For information on Title IX, contact the Title IX Coordinator, Shannon Patterson at (706) 771-4013 or in Building 100. For information on ADA/504, contact the ADA/504 Coordinator, Karissa D. Wright, at (706) 7714067 or go to the Counseling Center in Building 1300.