Manatee Technical College

6305 53rd Ave E, Bradenton, Florida 34203, United States, Bradenton, Florida, United States

This AWS (American Welding Society) guided program offers a sequence of welding and safety courses that provides coherent and rigorous content aligned with challenging academic standards and relevant technical knowledge and skills needed to prepare for further education and careers in the manufacturing career cluster; provides technical skill proficiency, and includes competency-based applied learning that contributes to the academic knowledge higher-order reasoning and problem solving skills, work attitudes, general employability skills and occupational-specific skills and knowledge of all aspects of the manufacturing career cluster. This program offers a broad foundation of knowledge and skills to prepare students for employment in the welding industry.
The program covers all four major welding processes including SMAW, GTAW, GMAW, and FCAW.
Also included is an in-depth study of the American Welding Society welding symbols and blueprint reading for welders.
Additional training such as Torch Cutting, Plasma Cutting, and Carbon Arc Gouging along with related equipment is also covered.
Graduates of our program are armed with marketable skills in a variety of welding processes for entry into the workforce as they will earn up to six (6) AWS certifications during their program time.