Welding Technology


A man in a welding mask using a blow torch

This coursework grounds the trainee in the knowledge and principals of Welding Technology. Welding courses cover principles and practices of welding including safety/OSHA, base metal preparation, weld quality, plasma cutting, Arc gouging, and the SMAW, GMAW, FCAW , and GTAW welding processes.




PDF Associate in Applied Science

PDF Diploma

PDF Certificate


Areas of Instruction

The Core

  • Safety/OSHA
    Construction Math
    Blue Print Reading
    Employability Skills
    Communication Skills


  • Equipment & Setup
    Welding Symbols
    Welding Detail Drawings
    Physical Characteristics of Metals
    Mechanical Properties of Metals

Cutting Methods

  • Base Metal Preparation
    Beads & Fillet welds
    Joint Fit-Up & Alignment
    Groove Welds with Backing
    Plate and Pipe Welding
    Soldering & Brazing
    Sanitary Welding

Credentials / Certifications

  • PCC Associates Degree
    OSHA 10 Card
    Career Readiness Certificate
    Employability Skills Training
    Career Readiness Certificate

Joe Flynn
Instructor of Welding
252-249-1851 x3058
Room: Johnson 141

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