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Welding Technology

Under the guidance of professional staff, student will: 

  • Fabricate individual and team projects for real world applications.
  • Participate in state-of-the-art virtual reality weld training.
  • Melt, form, fuse, and cut metal to specifications.

 

 

 


             


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Units of Study

  • Orientation / Safety
  • Principles of Welding
  • Blueprint / Schematic Reading
  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding
  • Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
  • Manual Oxyfuel Gas Cutting
  • Mechanized Oxyfuel Gas Cutting
  • Manual Plasma Arc Cutting
  • Manual Air Carbon Arc Cutting
  • Brazing & Soldering 

Certifications

Welding Technology students earn the following certifications in high school:

  • AWS, Various Codes
  • AWS - Level 1 Entry Welder
  • OSHA CareerSafe 

College Articulation

  • Bucks County Community College
  • Northampton County Community College
  • Thaddeus Stevens College of Technology
  • Pennsylvania College of Technology 

Industry Salary Ranges

  • Metal Fabricator: $24,620 - $57,330
  • Welder: $25,940 - $60,000
  • Ironworker: $29,770 - $90,490 

Career Opportunities

  • Ironworker
  • Welder
  • Metal Fabricator 
  • Pipe Welder
  • Shipbuilder
  • Underwater Welder
  • Welding Supervisor

Program Costs

  • Uniform: $100 - $200
    (helment, work boots, gloves, welding coat)
  • Certifications: $120 each (approximately)

Instructor:  Jeff Swoyer
Email:  jswoyer@ubtech.org
Phone:  215-795-2911 x225