Certificate of Achievement
This Welding Certificate of Achievement program, which is offered in partnership with Passaic County Technical Institute, provides students with a basic understanding of the science, technology, and the application skills essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industry. Instruction includes consumable and non-consumable electrode welding and cutting processes.
It is a three semester, fifteen (15) credit evening program. Graduates of the three-semester program may be employed as entry-level technicians in welding and metal working industries. Career opportunities exist in construction, manufacturing, fabrication, drilling, and pipeline companies, and welding related self-employment.
Graduates will be able to:
- Identify the types of welding power sources and their characteristics, uses and limitations.
- Perform entry-level skills in gas metal arc welding, shielded metal arc welding, and gas tungsten welding.
- Construct weldments from sketches, blueprints, or verbal instructions.
- Demonstrate the importance of safety precautions and practices in gas and shielded art metal welding.