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Welding

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  • Operate the same advanced welding and fabrication equipment used by professionals to manipulate metal for artistic and industrial applications
  • Work independently and in teams to design, build, and assemble metal creations
  • Employ a wide range of welding processes to earn essential industry-recognized certifications
CAREER FOCUS: Prepared for advanced certification, immediate employment, and further education

Early Job Placement ~ Certifications ~ College Credit
 
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Professional Certifications

 Occupational Safety and Health Administration 10 Hour General Industry

 

AWS 1” V Groove All Positions Carbon Steel (SMAW)

AWS 3/8” V Groove All Positions Carbon Steel (GMAW)

AWS ¼” V Groove All Positions Carbon Steel (GTAW)

AWS 3/8” T-Joint Weld Carbon Steel (GTAW)

AWS 6” Pipe Weld Schedule 80 (SMAW)

AWS 2” Pipe Weld Schedule 80 (SMAW)

AWS 6” Pipe Weld Schedule 80 (GTAW)

AWS 2” Pipe Weld Schedule 80 (GTAW)

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Lakeland Community College

WELD 1225 Oxyfuel Cutting, Carbon Arc Gouging & Plasma Cutting – 2 Semester Hours

WELD 1240 SMAW (stick) Welding – 2 Semester Hours

WELD 1280 GMAW (MIG/MAG) Welding – 3 Semester Hours

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                   
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Junior Year Courses

Career Technical Program: 3 High School Credits
English: 1 High School Credit
Government: 1 High School Credit
Math: 1 High School Credit

Senior Year Courses

Career Technical Program: 3 High School Credits
English: 1 High School Credit
Math: 1 High School Credit
Science: 1 High School Credit

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  • SkillsUSA
  • Student Ambassadors
  • Youth Philanthropy Board 
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Welders, Cutters, and Welder Fitters

Ohio Annual Salary $38,640 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage   $18.58 /hour

Education Required High School Diploma

Use hand-welding or flame-cutting equipment to weld or join metal components or to fill holes, indentations, or seams of fabricated metal products.

Robotics Technicians

Ohio Annual Salary $52,380 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage   $25.19 /hour

Education Required Associate’s Degree

Build, install, test, or maintain robotic equipment or related automated production systems.

 

Materials Engineers

Ohio Annual Salary $88,530 /year

Ohio Hourly Wage   $42.56 /hour

Education Required Bachelor’s Degree

Evaluate materials and develop machinery and processes to manufacture materials for use in products that must meet specialized design and performance specifications. Develop new uses for known materials. Includes those engineers working with composite materials or specializing in one type of material, such as graphite, metal and metal alloys, ceramics and glass, plastics and polymers, and naturally occurring materials. Includes metallurgists and metallurgical engineers, ceramic engineers, and welding engineers.

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