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Welding Training & Certification Programs

Month Program

Potential Credentials

Workshops for Warriors offers two welding programs: Welding I and Welding II. The Welding II program is an intermediate course. Scroll down for more information about each program.

Welding I

Program Description

The Workshops for Warriors Welding I program is designed to prepare veterans, transitioning service members, and other students to become well­ rounded entry-level welders with upward mobility potential. The curriculum is a combination of safety and extensive hands-on training. The duration of the training is 16 weeks. The complete program includes three basic courses that must be taken in sequential order: SMAW, GMAW, and FCAW. College credit is not awarded for this program, rather it is designed as a program of study culminating in industry recognized advanced manufacturing credentials which test the retention and application of the skills needed for a career in welding.

Program Mission

To provide classroom instruction and hands-on training on state of the art equipment required to develop well-rounded, entry-level skilled welders. Students are provided opportunities to earn industry-recognized qualifications to prepare them for gainful employment as certified welders.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of the Welding I program, the student will successfully operate and qualify for all required welding standards, in all three welding process: SMAW, GMAW, and FCAW.

Graduation Requirements

To complete the Welding I program the student must attend at least 85% of the scheduled hours of instruction and attain at least 80% average on assigned quizzes or tests.

Total Clock Hours

The complete Welding I program of three basic courses is 640 hours.

Internships and final test exams are not required.

Welding II

Program Description

The Welding II program is designed to prepare veterans, transitioning service members, and other students to become well-rounded advanced level welders with upward mobility potential. The curriculum is a combination of safety and extensive hands-on training. The duration of the training is 640 hours within a 16 week accelerated schedule. The complete program includes an introduction to GTAW, safety and health of welders, installation setup and maintenance of GTAW equipment. College credit is not awarded for this program, rather it is designed as a program of study culminating in industry-recognized advanced manufacturing credentials which test the retention and application of the skills needed for a career in welding. Maximum enrollment per semester is 18 students.

Program Mission

To provide classroom instruction and hands on training on state of the art equipment required to developed well-rounded advance level skilled welders. Students are provided opportunities to earn industry recognized certifications to prepare them for employment as welders.

Program Outcomes

Upon completion of Welding II, the student will successfully operate and qualify to all required welding standards, utilizing the GTAW process in all positions on carbon steel, stainless steel and aluminum sheet base material.

Graduation Requirements

To complete the Welding II program the student must attend at least 85% of the scheduled hours of instruction and attain at least 80% average on assigned quizzes or tests.

Total Clock Hours

The complete Welding II program of three basic courses is 640 hours.

Welding Courses Offered

  • Shielded Metal Arc Welding Basic (SMAWB)
  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
  • Precision Measuring Instruments
  • Torque Wrenches

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Any questions a student may have regarding this catalog that have not been satisfactorily answered by the institution may be directed to the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education at 2535 Capital Oaks Dr., #400  Sacramento,  CA  95833, P.O.  Box 980818, West Sacramento, CA 95798, www.bppe.ca.gov,  toll free telephone number (888) 370-7589 Fax (916) 263-1897.

A student, or any member of the public, may file a complaint about this institution with the Bureau for Private Postsecondary Education by calling toll free (888) 370-7589 or by completing a complaint form, which can be obtained on the bureau’s Internet web site www.bppe.ca.gov.

This project is funded in whole or in part with Community Development Block Grant (CDBG) Program funds provided by the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) to the City of San Diego.

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Workshops for Warriors
2970 Main Street
San Diego, CA 92113

 

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