Program Overview

The Applied Welding Technology program prepares you for a wide variety of career choices. A welding career can take you all over the world. Students will receive training on various welding techniques and procedures such as arc welding, oxyacetylene cutting, and gas metal and tungsten arc welding. Skills attained include shop organization, blueprint reading, and training for possible certification in Stick, TIG, and MIG welding. This hands-on curriculum is designed to teach you skills necessary to pass Oklahoma state code tests, most major company code tests for TIG and MIG, and stick pipe welding. If you have any interest in designing projects, have satisfactory vision and manual dexterity, and have a desire to work with your hands, then this program is a great fit for you.

Career Opportunities

  • MIG Welder
  • TIG Welder
  • Burner
  • General Welder
  • Stick Welder
  • Welder Helper

Certification

  • Oklahoma State Steamcard (if eligible)

Courses

  • Welding Principles
  • Oxyacetylene Welding & Cutting
  • Blueprint Reading
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding I, II, & III
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding I & II
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding I & II

Student Organization

  • SkillsUSA

Helpful Attributes & Abilities

  • Suggested grade levels before entering program: Math and Reading – 9.0
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Good at working with hands
  • Teamwork
  • Safety oriented
  • Good work ethic with positive attitude
  • Strong interpersonal & communication skills

Program Length

  • Applied Welding Technology Diploma (HS or Adult) – 960 hours
  • Applied Welding Techniques Flex Program for Working Adults – 450 hours

Schedule

  • Monday through Friday classes. Full day scheduling.
  • Applied Welding Techniques Flex Program – Monday and Wednesday classes, 6-9 pm, and two Saturdays a month for six hours each (TBD)

Who Can Enroll

High school juniors or seniors and adults

How To Enroll

High school students contact Cheyenne Trail, Marketing Specialist, at 918.331.3320 or cheyenne.trail@tricountytech.edu.
Adult Flex students contact Lauren Walls, Enrollment Specialist, at 918.331.3291 or lauren.walls@tricountytech.edu.

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