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Summer Semester 2021 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:

Augusta - Four Terms

Grovetown - Three Terms

Waynesboro - 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.

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 Guided 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

Notes:

  • A grade of "C" or higher is required for all courses with a WELD prefix.

Guided Pathway

You may click on any course below to view the course description and prerequisite information.

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

 

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

 

 

Augusta Day Program

PROGRAM NAME: Welding and Joining Technology

AWARD: Diploma

CAMPUS: Augusta Day Program

Year 1 First Semester

MATH 1012FOUNDATIONS OF MATHEMATICS

3

WELD 1000Intro to Welding Technology

4

WELD 1010Oxyfuel Cutting

4

WELD 1040Flat Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

Year 1 Second Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

WELD 1030BLUEPRINT READING FOR WELDING TECHNOLOGY

4

WELD 1050HORIZONT SHIELD METAL ARC WELDING

4

WELD 1060Vert Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

Year 1 Third Semester

WELD 1070OVERHEAD SHIELDED METAL ARC WELDNG

4

WELD 1090GAS METAL ARC WELDING

4

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

XXXX XXXXOCCUPATIONAL GUIDED ELECTIVE*

3

 *Occupational Guided Elective options are WELD 1150WELD 1152WELD 1153, and COMP 1000.

Please choose one for this semester.  Speak with your Advisor about availability.

Year 2 Fourth Semester

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2

WELD 1120PREPARATION FOR INDUSTRIAL QUALIFICATION

4

XXXX XXXXOCCUPATIONAL GUIDED ELECTIVE*

3

 *Occupational Guided Elective options are WELD 1150WELD 1152WELD 1153, and COMP 1000.

Please choose one for this semester.  Speak with your Advisor about availability.

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

Year 1 Spring Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

WELD 1050HORIZONT SHIELD METAL ARC WELDING

4

WELD 1060Vert Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1070Ovrhd Shielded Metal Arc Weld

4

WELD 1090Gas Metal Arc Welding

4

Year 1 Summer Semester

EMPL 1000INTERPERSONAL RELATIONS AND PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT

2

WELD 1110Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

4

WELD 1120Prep for Industrial Qual

4

XXXX XXXXOCCUPATIONAL GUIDED ELECTIVES*

6

 *Occupational Guided Elective options are WELD 1150WELD 1152WELD 1153, and COMP 1000.

Please choose two for this semester.  Speak with your Advisor about availability.

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

Year 1 Spring Semester

ENGL 1010FUNDAMENTALS OF ENGLISH I

3

WELD 1050HORIZONT SHIELD METAL ARC WELDING

4

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

XXXX XXXXOCCUPATIONAL GUIDED ELECTIVES*

6

 *Occupational Guided Elective options are WELD 1150WELD 1152WELD 1153, and COMP 1000.

Please choose two for this semester.  Speak with your Advisor about availability.