Welding Technologies

Hours

Day 1050 hours / 32 weeks

Advanced
Day
750 hours / 24 weeks

Class Schedule

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Cost

Tuition and lab $4,515.00 plus books, uniforms and fees

Advanced- Tuition and lab $3,405.00 plus books, uniforms and fees

Testing Requirements

Comprehensive Adult Student Assessment Systems (CASAS)
Reading: 239
Math: 236
and Test of Adult Basic Education (TABE)
Language: 584
Scores are valid for up to two years

Test Center

Location

FCTC Main Campus (St. Augustine)

Meet the Instructor

OVERVIEW

Use advanced welding techniques and fabrication equipment to join, cut, bend, and manipulate metal for industrial or artistic applications

Operate the same advanced welding and fabrication equipment utilized by AWS professionals

Utilize various welding processes to earn essential industry recognized certifications

CAREER FOCUS
Prepared for certification, immediate employment and further education

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WHAT YOU'll LEARN

Instruction

  • SMAW Welding
  • GMAW Welding
  • Flux Core Welding
  • GTAW Welding
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Cutting Skills
  • Light Fabrication Skills
Welding Technologies
OCPCourse NumberCourse TitleCourse Length Hours
APMT0070Welder Assistant 1150
APMT0071Welder Assistant 2150
BPMT0072Welder SMAW 1150
BPMT0073Welder SMAW 2150
CPMT0074Welder450
OCP- Advanced

A

B

Course Number

PMT0075

PMT0076

Course Title

Advanced Welder 1

Advanced Welder 2

Course Length Hours

600

150

 

 

Industry Certifications

  • AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Certification in SMAW plate in 3G-4G position, or pipe 6 G position and FLUX CORE plate 3G-4G

The Student will weld the test coupons he/she selects. The welding will be witnessed by a CWI then sent to Certified Lab for results.

EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES

  • Aircraft welding
  • Automotive fabrication
  • Bridge and ship construction
  • Building construction (residential and commercial)
  • Military, fire/rescue, and medical equipment
  • Oil pipeline construction
  • Oil rigs
  • Power plants
  • Ship yards
  • Welding repair shops

OUR NUMBERS

Discover how First Coast Technical College prepares students for the Manufacturing industry.

87%
Completion Rate*
95%
PLACEMENT Rate*
N/A
Licensure

Based upon the 2021 Council on Occupational Education Annual Report CPL data is pulled from 2018 – 2019.

Steps to Enroll

Step 1‐ Attend aProgram Information Session & Tour

Step 2‐ Apply for Federal Student Aid

Step 3‐ Gather Needed Documents

Step 4‐ Register for Classes

Instructor / Contact

Name: Paulo Gomes
Email:[email protected]
Phone: (904) 547-3344

Name: Ronnie Story
Email:[email protected]
Phone:
(904) 547-3305

Name: Charles Harper
Email:[email protected]
Phone: (904) 547- 3440

Are you ready to jumpstart your career?

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