Welding Technology

Welding Technology

Program Description
» Use advanced welding techniques and fabrication equipment to join, cut, bend, and manipulate metal for industrial or artistic applications.
» Utilize a wide range of welding processes to earn essential industry-recognized certifications.
» Design and construct metal products used every day.
CAREER FOCUS: Prepared for immediate employment, advanced certifications, and further education
Program Courses
» Gas Metal Arc Welding
» Welding Technologies
» Shielded Metal Arc Welding
» Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
 
Credentials & Certifications
» 
OSHA 10 - 1pt
» American Welding Society (AWS) -  Certified Welder - 12pts
 
College Credit Opportunities*
CCP - College Credit Plus - Buffalo Campus Only
» INDT 1240 Basic Oxy/Fuel Cutting and Welding (1h)
» INDT 1260 GMAW Welding (3h)
» INDT 1250 - 1 SMAW I (3h)
CCP - College Credit Plus - Zanesville Campus Only
» WELD 1100 Intro to Welding/Cutting Safety and Process (1h)
» WELD 1130 Basic SMAW I (4h)
» WELD 1140 Basic SMAW II (3h)
Hocking College - Articulation Agreement - Both Campuses
» WELD 1120 Intro to Welding (2h)
» WELD 2121 Stick Welding (2h) 
Zane State College - Articulation Agreement  - Both Campuses
» WELD 1100 Intro to Welding/Cutting Safety and Process (1h)
» WELD 1130 Basic SMAW I (4h)
CTAG - Statewide Articulation
» CTW007 Oxy-Fuel Welding and Cutting (3h)
» CTW009 Gas Metal Arc Welding GMAW (MIG) (3h) 
» CTW008 Shielded Metal Arc Welding SMAW (STICK) (3h) 
» CTW010 Gas Tungsten Arc Welding GTAW (TIG) (3h)  
*Note: Qualifications Apply  
 
Career Opportunities
Buffalo Instructor 
 
Instructor: Kevin French
Teaching since: 2012
Teaching at Mid-East since: 2012
Credentials: Attended Bowling Green University
Field Experience:  Stewart Glapat Corp., Mettler Toledo Scale Corporation, Buckeye Supply Company, and Self-Employed with own welding business
Other Roles @ Mid-East: SkillsUSA Advisor
Notable Awards/Accomplishments: Attended Washington County Career Center, Belmont Technical College
Hobbies/Interests: Fishing, Hunting, Welding 
 
Zanesville Instructor 
Instructor: Dave Irvin
Teaching since: 1979
Teaching at Mid-East since: 1991
Credentials: BSC The Ohio State University
Field Experience: Ohio Coal and Construction, Wheeling Pittsburg Steel, Jefferson Technical College, Belmont Technical College 
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