A welding technician work in the area of fabrication, construction and manufacturing industries.
NCCER Core (73 hours)
The NCCER Core Curriculum is a prerequisite and foundation to all other Level 1 craft curriculum. Its modules cover topics such as Basic Safety, Communication Skills and Instruction to Construction Drawings. Completing this curriculum gives the trainee the basic skills need to continue education in any craft area he or she chooses.
NCCER Fundamentals of Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting (40 hours)
Oxy-fuel welding and cutting equipment. Includes equipment safety, setup, and maintenance.
NCCER Introduction (SMAW) (130 hours)
AN introduction to the shielded metal arc welding process. Emphasis placed on power sources, electrode selection, and various joint designs.
NCCER Intermediate (SMAW) (115 Hours)
A study of the production of various fillets and groove welds. Preparation of specimens for testing in various positions.