Program Details

Employment of welders, cutters, solderers and brazers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite slower-than

Location:
Sparks, United States
Program Type:
Full Degree
Degree Level:
Diploma
Specialty:
Welding

Program Overview

Program Description:

Employment of welders, cutters, solderers and brazers is projected to grow 6 percent from 2012 to 2022, slower than the average for all occupations. Despite slower-than-average employment growth, skilled welders with up-to-date training should have good job opportunities. The basic skills of welding are similar across industries, so welders can easily shift from one industry to another. The nations aging infrastructure will require the expertise of welders to help rebuild bridges, highways and buildings.

At Career College of Northern Nevada, you’ll receive the in-depth, hands-on training you need to succeed in the growing field of welding and fabrication.

The basic skills of welding are similar across industries, so welders can easily shift from one industry to another. The nation’s aging infrastructure will require the expertise of welders to help rebuild bridges, highways and buildings.

At CCNN, you’ll learn the primary functions of a successful welding and fabrication specialist, which include:

  • Basic design and drafting skills using computerized assisted design and drafting software
  • Setting up equipment for welding aluminum plate and pipe
  • Development in metal and arc welding for stainless steel and stick metal arc
  • Manipulating basic mathematic functions

Within the program, you’ll take 40 credit hours of welding and fabrication coursework, including:

  • Manufacturing tools and operations
  • Math for Manufacturing and Fabrication
  • Introduction to Welding
  • Print Reading
  • Computer Fundamentals for the Trades
  • Computer Assisted Design and Drafting

Additional Program Information

Accreditation:
Accrediting Commission of Career Schools and Colleges

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