Welding & Industrial Fabrication

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The program prepares graduates to enter the job market in many different areas. Welding is utilized in manufacturing, structural construction, custom job shops, and as an integral part of many businesses.

Students will have the opportunity to acquire the American Welding Society (AWS) Schools Excelling through National Skill Standards Education (SENSE) Level I and Level II certification, National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Core, Level I Welding, Level II Welding, Level I Pipefitting and Level II Pipefitting.

Instruction includes the correct methods of Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW). Other components of metal fabrication include safety in the work place, relations with others in the work place, and the importance of regular and timely attendance.
Available at GT and Scooba Campuses. The Welding and Fabrication Technology program at the GT Campus also offers a two-year career technical programs that leads to an Associate of Applied Science degree.
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Employment outlook is very good. The need for welders is stable, with an increase in the past year. The upswing in manufacturing has resulted in renewed employment of trained welders. The increase is expected to remain stable. The salary range varies greatly depending on students' abilities and geographical locations. View the gainful employment data here.
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The Welding and Fabrication Technology program also offers a two-year career technical programs that lead to Associate of Applied Science degree.

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