Welding I includes the knowledge and application of the principles of design and fabrication utilized in welding technology. The first year of this two-year program includes, but not limited to, basic math, measurement, Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Oxy-Fuel Cutting/Welding (OFC/W), metal fabrication and design. First year students should be proficient in the SMAW & OFC/W set up and process.
Welding II provides the opportunity to work with Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW), Plasma Cutting processes, Carbon Arc Welding/Gouging, metal fabrication and design.
All students are encouraged to join the SKILLS USA and/or the Brazos Valley Student Association. Upon completion of the Welding I & II program the student will have the knowledge and skills to obtain a position in the welding field. National Center for Construction Education and research curriculum is available in both years of the program. Articulation and Tech Prep college credit are available through North Harris Montgomery Community College District.