Welding
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Welding

Technology

General Information

Associate in Science and
Certificate of Achievement

   

The Welding program prepares students for employment in the field and provides upgrade opportunities for currently employed personnel. By completing the degree or certificate requirements, students gain proficiency in the following welding processes: oxy-acetylene cutting, plasma arc cutting, brazing and welding, shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding, and flux cored welding.

Students develop skills in welding ferrous and non-ferrous alloys in flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions. Students also acquire proficiency in blueprint reading, layout, structural fabrication, and pipe welding. Competencies will be assessed regularly in accordance with criteria established by the American Welding Society, the American Petroleum Institute, the American Society of Mechanical Engineers, and the American National Standards Institute.


INDUSTRY AND TECHNOLOGY DIVISION
 
 

Industry Technology
Education Center 

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Renee Newell
(310) 660-3593 ex. 3308
rnewell@elcamino.edu

Lynn Fielding
(310) 660-3193 ex. 5369
lfielding@elcamino.edu 

     


ESTIMATED ANNUAL EARNINGS
Welding Operators and Tenders
Starting at $52,283   Experienced at $89,769

Welders, Cutters and W. Fitters
Starting at $21,541   Experienced at $58,702

   
   
Welding Department Group Photo  

 

Welding Classrooms

   
   

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