This two-year program provides a foundation in welding safety and conventional electric arc welding required for entry-level metal fabrication. The course includes welding safety, stick welding (SMAW), Mig welding (GMAW) for the first year students along with oxy-acetylene cutting. The second year students will focus on expanding their skills with Flux Cored Arc welding (FCAW), Tig welding (GTAW) and Plasma Arc cutting plus working with the PlasmaCam and the industrial welding robot and various projects.
AWS Structural Welder Qualification D1 or G-D1.1
AWS QC7 National Certification
Eastern Maine Community College — 2 credits