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Welding Technology AAS

BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania | Northampton Community College- Bethlehem (ETPP) | ID: 140985


3835 GREEN POND RD BETHLEHEM, Pennsylvania 18020-7568
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Associate in Applied Sciences Welding Technology
Employment Skill Gain
Associate’s Degree
$15,178.00 - $29,995.00

Description of Training Provider

Northampton Area Community College is a Pennsylvania Community College accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education. For the past 50 years NCC has been offering short- term certificates and diplomas and Associate's Degrees in over 100 pr

Program Description

This program prepares you for the responsibilities and challenges expected of a highly skilled welder. Learn a variety of different welding processes and inspection techniques that will allow you to become an asset in the job you obtain after your education is complete. Responsibilities of a welder include the ability to read and interpret blueprints at an advanced level, demonstrate advanced level welding principles, and to apply the knowledge of welding inspection principles. Students will gain the knowledge and skills needed to prepare for American Welding Society certification exams while achieving a competency-based degree.

Skills & Competencies

Demonstrate an ability to work independently and collaboratively. Analyze and present data in an acceptable and standardized manner. Solve common weldability problems. Demonstrate a basic framework of technical vocabulary and graphics interpretation. Demonstrate observational, integrative, and synthetic skills. Demonstrate the proper use and care of common welding equipment. Apply basic defect prevention philosophy and techniques to achieving weld integrity. Describe the key process elements and technology commonly found in industrial welding and cutting processes. Demonstrate the skills and knowledge needed for the Certified Welding Inspector and Certified Welding Educator certifications. AWS D1.1, ASME Section IX, & API 1104

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