The certificate curriculum in welding technology is designed to provide advanced occupational training in pipe welding, both manually in advanced arc and automatically through orbital technologies with inert gas welding processes. These classes are designed to meet both current and future needs in the pipe welding industry. The program provides students oxyacetylene, shielded electric arc, semi-automatic flame cutting equipment, orbital welding technologies using MIG and TIG processes automatically. In addition, students will be prepared for certification as required by employment in the pipe welding industry. Employment opportunities available are welder, welder technician, inspector, maintenance welder, production welder in manufacturing, construction industries, and shipbuilding. The Santa Ana College welding program is a Los Angeles Certified Testing Lab Facility. The program offers training and testing for the following certifications: SMAW, FCAW, TIG, MIG and Pipe.
- Student will successfully pass a comprehensive online course on Shop Safety.
- Students will successfully pass a comprehensive online course on Shop Environmental Concerns.
|WELD 154A||Beginning Pipe Fundamentals ||3|
|WELD 154B||Intermediate Pipe Welding||3|
|WELD 154C||Advanced Pipe Welding||3|