Welding Technology

Welding Technology

In the Welding Technology program, you will be introduced to world of welding. This hands-on course will focus on the various welding processes used in today’s industries. You will learn to weld mild steel, carbon steels, stainless steels, alloy steels and non-ferrous metals Good safety practices are stressed in lab situations as required in the welding industry. You will also learn welding terminology that is essential in any welding career. You will develop and learn the importance of working together, thus promoting teamwork in the welding workplace. You will participate in career exploration and investigation activities and develop a better understanding of all aspects of the welding industry. You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your welding skills by completing individual projects. Students will use state of the art equipment to work towards completing an American Welding Society (AWS) certification.

Program Goals

Skills Needed

Comprehend and apply technical information through technical reading

Ensure that safety aspects of welding processes and practices are understood and followed

Complete welding projects assigned by the instructor in various positions using various welding processes by industrial standards

Research, fabricate and test a new or improved product using welding skills learned in the program

Demonstrate leadership and workplace readiness skills

Explore a variety of welding career clusters to make a well informed career decision

Must be able to work independently

Mechanical aptitude

Manual dexterity

Eye-hand coordination

Detail oriented

Ability to problem solve

Strong technical writing and reading skills

Strong math skills

Welding Technology Syllabuses

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Welding Technology Year 1

Mr. Cody Mjoness

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Welding Technology Year 2

Mr. Cody Mjoness

Instructor Phone Number Email
Cody Mjoness 763-684-2237 cody.mjoness@wrighttech.org
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