This program aims to prepare the students to perform any entry-level industrial application for cutting with the oxy-fuel gas process, and to perform general production welding in all positions and joints on mild steel, stainless steel, and aluminum using the shielded metal arc, gas tungsten arc, and gas metal arc welding processes.
The Combination Welder Burner students, upon completion of the program, will be proficient in the following: welding metal components of automobiles, boilers, ships, aircraft, and mobile homes. Students will use electric arc welding and thermal cutting equipment to cut, trim, or scarf metal objects to dimensions, contour or bevel.
Important variations include types of metals welded, sub-processes, trade name of equipment, work site and method of application. Students will be adept in high-production or custom level of ambidexterity required and type of joints welded. Students will perform these skills as specified by layouts, blueprints, diagrams, work orders, welding procedures, or verbal instructions. Graduates may hold the following job titles but not limited to TIG Welder, MIG Welder, Pipe Welder, The Welder Apprentice, and/or Light Gauge Metal Welder.