According to the U.S. Department of Labor, employment of welders and cutters is expected to grow 15 percent from 2010 to 2020. Make some sparks! Join the innovative people who are creating the products of tomorrow!
If you are looking for a 9-5 job pushing paper behind a desk, this program is NOT for you. But if you like the idea of putting things together or cutting them in two, you should give this a try. Small, medium, and large facilities throughout the Mid-South are in desperate need of entry-level welders, and this program will give you the training you need to find a quality job.
Based on American Welding Society skill standards, ASU Mid-South’s Welding technology program provides theory and practical skills application in welding and cutting. You can develop real-world welding skills in arc welding, plasma and air carbon arc cutting, and oxyacetylene, TIG, MIG, and gas metal and flux-core arc welding. In the process, you will also learn welding inspection testing principles and fabrication techniques.
*Welding Certificates and Certification: Welding classes are offered day and night, with certificate programs in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), and Flux Core Arc Welding. Each program offers American Welding Society (AWS) certifications, which are highly recognized by companies across the world.
*Welding Certificates and Certification: Welding classes are offered day and night, with certificate programs in Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), and Flux Core Arc Welding. Each program offers AWS certifications, which are highly recognized by companies across the world.
Arkansas State University Mid-South participates an articulation agreement with the Boilermakers & Welders Institute (BWI) for welding courses for students who choose to advance their level of learning.
The articulation agreement will allow ASU Mid-South students who have finished The National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER) Welding Level l & 2 to get credit for two years of welding training at the Boilermakers Welding Institute. ASU Mid-South students will enter the BWI at the third year training level. This is a paid apprentice level of training. Both the BWI and ASU Mid-South use the same curriculum for NCCER welding level l & 2.
Likewise, any BWI student can come to ASU Mid-South and get up to 25 hours of college credit towards their Associate of Applied Science degree, after successfully completing the NCCER Welding level 1 & 2 at the BWI.
For more information about the Welding Technology program, or how to register:
Darrell Fisher Jr.
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