The course in Welding is designed to provide the student basic expertise toward becoming an expert welder. Specialized classroom training and shop learning experiences with all types of commonly used metal welding are offered. These types include shielded metal arc (stick welding), gas metal arc (MIG), tungsten inert gas (TIG), and oxyacetylene fusion (gas). Flame cutting, plasma arc cutting, and brazing are also taught. Related training includes blueprint reading, properties of metal, welding symbols, fitting, and fabrication.
|Time Commitment||Full Time|
|Typical Program Length||12 Months|
1685 Highway 64
PO Box 489
Whiteville, TN 38075
Use hand-welding, flame-cutting, hand soldering, or brazing equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.
Bright Outlook: Yes
Currently employed in the area: 6,920
Current job openings per year: 820