Porterville College


Welding Technology (JSC)

Upon successful completion of the Welding Certificate, the student will be able to demonstrate skills in SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), OFW and OFC (oxy-fuel welding and cutting), Plasma cutting, GMAW (gas metal arc welding), and GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding) on mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum in all positions and all joint configurations. Students will receive training for entry-level job employment in welding shops, sheet metal shops, metal fabrication, and maintenance.

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