Welding Technology
Career Programs

Welding Technology 

  1. Work independently and in teams to build, assemble and repair metal projects.

  2. Use advanced welding techniques and fabrication equipment to join, cut, bend and manipulate metal for industrial or artistic application.

  3. Utilize various welding processes to earn essential industry recognized certifications.

In this program, students will receive training in blueprint reading, metal fabrication and layout. They will gain experience in identifying and joining a wide range of metals and develop the special skills necessary for success in the trade. In addition, students will have the opportunity to learn these welding processes and skills: oxyacetylene welding and cutting, shielded metal arc, pipe welding, MIG welding, TIG welding, and the attainment of the state pipe certification.  

Areas of Study Include:

Introduction

Shielded Metal-Arc Welding

Flux Cored Arc Welding

Gas Tungsten Arc Welding

Oxyacetylene Welding and Cutting

Blueprint Reading/Layout for Welding

Pipe Welding

Skills USA/VICA Club

Shop Projects

Career Focus:

Prepared for immediate employment, apprenticeship  completion, advanced certifications and further education.  

More information on Welding Technology can be obtained by contacting Tracy Borden at (580) 571-6151 or via e-mail at borden@hptc.edu. For enrollment information contact Amber Riley, Guidance Counselor at (580) 571-6183.

Gainful Employment Consumer Disclosures:

Welder-Fitter

WELDING TECHNOLOGY PROGRAM BROCHURE 

WELDING TECHNOLOGY PLAN OF STUDY