Joe Johnston
Welding Technology Instructor

Picture of the Welding teacher


What will you learn? Is the Welding Industry a career for me?
The Welding Technology Curriculum includes:

  • Basic Safety for Construction and Welding
  • How to use Hand and Power Tools
  • How to read Blue Prints and Welding Symbols
  • An understanding of Basic Rigging
  • Oxy-Fuel Cutting and Joint Fit-Up
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Carbon Arc Cutting and Gouging
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Things to ask yourself:

  • Do I like to work out side?
  • Do I like to work with my Hands?
  • Do I like to get dirty?
  • Do I like to work with others?
  • Do I like problem solving?
  • Do I like to work in extreme temperatures?
  • Do I like to work in confined spaces?
  • Do I like to work in high places?
  • Do I like to work with different power tools?
  • Do I like to manufacture, fabricate and repair things?