What We Do

Students will learn how to identify and properly use hand tools, power tools, and general welding shop equipment, how to set up and operate SMAW welding equipment, select electrodes, and weld in various positions. Students will learn how to weld a pad of beads, fillet welds, and groove welds in various positions leading to an AWS welding certification. Students will also be introduced to sheet metal fabrication and light structural fabrication through project-based learning.


Successful students in this program have these academic opportunities available to them.

  • Occupational Safety & Health (OSHA) 10 hour certification
  • American Welding Society Certification
  • First Aid / CPR with AED

See the link above to our Program of Studies for further information about this program, including...

  • Textbook
  • Recommended Reading Level
  • Recommended Math Skills
  • CVCC Safety Exam
and more!