Combination Welder Career Major - Overview

Combination Welder

combination welder
Career Major Length
1465 hours
Who Can Enroll
Juniors, Seniors & Adults
Schedule
M-F 7:40-10:30A &/or 11:25A-2:15P
Fees
In-State Tuition:
$3,425.00
Out-of-State Tuition:
$8,905.00
Book Costs:
$404.00
Supplies Costs:
$250.00
Average Oklahoma Salary
$19/hr

The Combination Welder career major prepares students to do quality welding for a variety of construction and manufacturing jobs using multiple structural welding techniques. Instruction will cover welding theory and safety, fabrication, layout, print reading, symbols, math, welding codes, metal characteristics/properties and oxyfuel cutting. Students will learn to perform high quality welds in accordance with welding procedure specifications used in a variety of welding occupations. This major offers specialized preparation for both structural and pipe certification by the American Welding Society (AWS).

Career Major Length
1465.00Total Hours
Course Title
Hours
Fundamentals of Welding
40.00
Fundamentals of Cutting Processes
30.00
Oxyfuel Cutting
30.00
SMAW Electrodes
15.00
SMAW Equipment & Setup
15.00
Welding Joint Fit-Up & Adjustment
15.00
Beads & Fillet Welds - SMAW
180.00
Weld Quality
15.00
Plasma Arc Cutting
15.00
SMAW Open V-Groove Welds
120.00
Groove Welds with Backing - SMAW
70.00
Open Root Pipe Welds - SMAW
120.00
Metal Characteristics & Properties
30.00
Metal Preparation & Heat Treatments
30.00
Air Carbon Arc Cutting & Gouging
15.00
Welding Detail Drawings
30.00
Welding Blueprints
15.00
GMAW/FCAW Equipment & Setup
15.00
GMAW Structural Plate
95.00
GMAW Pipe Welding
80.00
FCAW Structural Plate
100.00
FCAW Pipe
45.00
GTAW Equipment & Filler Materials
15.00
GTAW Structural Plate
80.00
GTAW Aluminum Plate
45.00
GTAW Carbon Steel Pipe
90.00
Forklift Training
10.00
Workforce Staging
105.00

Helpful Attributes and Abilities

  • Reading and math skills at the 10th grade level or above
  • An ability to compute percentages, measurements and simple fractions
  • A basic knowledge of general science
  • Good eye-hand coordination

Student Organizations

Certifications Available

  • AWS Standard Welders Qualification