Adult Program Number: J400400

Secondary Program Number: 9204400

The welding program covers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in the variety of occupations in the welding industry. The minimum grade level on TABE scores required by the state for program completers is 9.0 in reading, language, and math.

This program provides rigorous content containing high academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills required to prepare the student for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster. This training includes the use of blueprints, use of gases and welding processes. The course includes instruction in techniques of oxyacetylene cutting as well as shielded metal and gas metal arc welding, flux core welding, and pipe welding.

Career Opportunities: The demand for welders is good in Florida with an average annual salary of $41,000.

Program Costs: The approximate cost of this program is $3,600.

Total Clock Hours: 1,050

Total Credit Hours: 5

Program Requirements:

PMT0070 Welder Assistant 1 150 hours

PMT0071 Welder Assistant 2 150 hours

PMT0072 Welder, SMAW 1 150 hours

PMT0073 Welder, SMAW 2 150 hours

PMT0074 Welder 450 hours