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This certificate program is designed to prepare students for entry-level welding occupations and provide additional welding skills. Students will learn basic and advanced techniques in oxyacetylene, gas metal arc, shielded metal arc, and gas tungsten arc welding processes. They will use basic math skills to assist them in building and repairing. Brazing, oxyacetylene cutting, and blueprint reading are part of the program. Some occupations are combination welder, gas and arc welder, welder/fitter, layout/welder, and fabricator. Graduates will be able to work in shipyards, fabrication shops, and the construction industry.

For more information, please call (409) 882-3313.

Program Director
Gary McLendon

Welding Technology Building
Phone: (409) 882-3967
Fax: (409) 882-5096

Adjunct Instructor
Anthony LeBlanc

Welding Technology Building
Phone: (409) 882-3001
Fax: (409) 882-5096

Administrative Assistant II to the Dean of Health, Workforce and Technical Programs
Karolyn Doiron
Phone: (409) 882-3313
Fax: (409) 882-5096
Wilson Building, Rm. 119