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 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.


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Contact Info

Academic Advising

For registration and admission information, please contact:

Academic Advising
Email: Advising@lsco.edu
Phone: (409) 882-3340
Ron E. Lewis Library

Program Director

For additional program information, please contact:

Gary McLendon
Email: MaryKate.Flanagan@lsco.edu
Phone: (409) 882-3967
Welding Technology Building, Office 102

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