Recent Community College Graduates Matrix
From Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Programs
This tool is meant to make hiring easier for Washington’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing companies.
This is an ongoing list of Washington’s community and technical colleges that have aerospace and advanced manufacturing programs. Each listing details credits, program descriptions, skill sets (as taught in each program), contact information, and graduation dates.
Aerospace and advanced manufacturing industry companies can contact the community and technical college nearest to them and speak directly to an instructor about graduating students.
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Gas Tungsten Arc Welding CA – Vancouver, WA
Certificate of Achievement
The Welding Technology program prepares students for entry-level welder employment in production, job shop, or maintenance positions. Students master basic and advanced welding skills while operating heavy industrial fabrication equipment and state-of-the-art welding equipment. The curriculum places equal focus on the development of fabrication skills and techniques. Student will be expected to not only demonstrate their proficiency with various weld processes but their ability to fabricate projects within specified tolerances using those processes.
The multiple certificates and degree options available within this program allow students the option to stop-out and enter the workforce, and re-enter the program as needed, or complete their program of study without stopping. Students enrolled in a welding program will have the opportunity to earn multiple American Welding Society certifications.
Program Skill Sets
- Demonstrate Welding Technology principles of operation, terms and safe practices related to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) and cutting processes.
- Explain the use of GTAW electrodes.
- Describe the functions of GTAW power sources, electrical parameters, output characteristics and auxiliary controls.
- Describe the criteria for visual inspection of GTAW weldments.
- Demonstrate Plasma Arc Welding and Plasma Arc Cutting principles of operation.
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1933 Fort Vancouver Way,
Vancouver, WA 98663