Welding - Instructor Bernard Jones

A student using an angle grinder on a steel bar

Student Prerequisites

n order for students to be able to experience success in the program, the following student prerequisites are suggested:

  1. C or higher in English (the previous year)

  2. C or higher in Math (last course taken or the instructor can specify the math)

  3. Instructor Approval and TABE Reading Score (eighth grade or higher)


  1. TABE Reading Score (eighth grade or higher)

  2. Instructor Approval


  1. Instructor Approval

Students Learn

  • Basic Safety

  • Leadership and Advanced Leadership

  • Construction Math and Measurement

  • Introduction to Hand and Power Tools

  • Introduction to Construction Drawings

  • Basic Rigging

  • Communication and Employability Skills

  • Introduction to Material Handling

  • Basic Oxy- fuel Cutting and Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC)

  • Shielded Arc Welding (SMAW)

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)

  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)

  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)

  • Basic CNC Plasma Cutting