curriculum document Welding Technology - CERT
curriculum document Welding Technology - AAS

Why This Program?

  • Welding Training is taught hands on using modern equipment
  • HCC is an American Welding Society Educational Institution Member which helps us keep up with the fast moving technology of the welding world
  • Learn a cross section of the welding world including fabrication and machine operation
  • With 25 welding stations, our Hutchinson campus has one of the largest welding training facilities in Kansas!
  • AWS Certified Welding Educators (CWE) teaching students
  • Advisory committee made up of leading local industry professionals
  • Students get hands on experience in learning how to safely setup and operate all equipment in the shop

Brief Explanation

This program prepares students to become metal welders and fabricators. Students apply principles of math, metallurgy and electricity to manufacturing processes.

Program Outcomes

1. Work in a safe and productive manner that meets industry standards
2. Demonstrate work habits and communication skills that lead to career success
3. Safely, effectively and efficiently set up welding and cutting processes
4. Safely produce and evaluate quality welds/cuts to industry standards
5. Accurately read prints and interpret welding symbols
6. Demonstrate the accurate application of layout tools, measuring devices and math operations
7. Demonstrate fabrication techniques in the completion of projects