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Welding

APPLICATION PROCESS

All documents required by the Industrial Education Division must be submitted by the appropriate deadline date in order to be considered for the Welding program.

  1. You must be a registered IRSC student ready to be registered for class. You will need your IRSC Student ID number to apply.
  2. All applicants must take the Career Training TABE (Test of Adult Education) or provide proof of a State recognized exemption. All scores must be dated less than two years of the program starting date.
  3. Complete the welding application (link below). (Applications will be accepted starting April 23rd at 8:00 a.m., ending April 27th)
    Only complete applications will be accepted and registration will be based on the order in which the applications are received.

Interviews will be scheduled the week of April 30, 2018. You will be required to bring 1 letter of recommendation from a current/previous employer or an instructor.

The top candidates from the interview process will be selected and required to take a Math test to determine their level of skill. The 18 students will then be selected and notified before June 30, 2018.

(Applications will be accepted starting April 23rd at 8:00 a.m., ending April 27th)

This form will be turned on at 8:00 a.m. on April 23rd

APPLY HERE FOR WELDING PROGRAM


**Form requirements: You need your Student ID number and your TABE scores (if you have already take the TABE)

Like to Weld?

Do you need to put a spark in your career? IRSC offers a variety of day and evening welding classes to earn in field certifications.

What Will I Learn?

bend-testsDuring your time in the program you’ll learn to use welding, flame-cutting and soldering tools in both the flat and vertical positions to create basic joint configurations that will permanently bond or fill holes and indentions in metal products.

Instruction includes the most common process - Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW) and the widely used Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW) technique.

You will also study basic layout and material usage, industry quality standards, safety requirements and interpretation of blueprint drawings. Please take a look at the program brochure to view the areas of instruction.

Welding Technology - Quick Job Training

Program Overview

  • PROGRAM HOURS:
    The Welding program is 1050 hours and follows a cohort design, students will start and finish the entire program as a group.
  • WHEN:
    We offer both a day and night class; the day class meets Monday – Friday, 8:30 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. and the night class meets Monday – Thursday, 5:30. p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
  • CLASS SIZE:
    We accept up to 18 students in both the day and night class.
  • LENGTH OF COURSE (MONTHS):
    The day class will complete the program in 10 months and the night class will complete the program in 15 months.
  • NEXT CLASS:
    The next class will begin Fall 2018.
  • CERTIFICATIONS:
    The program follows NCCER curriculum and students have the opportunity to obtain NCCER Level 1 & 2 certifications during the program. AWS certification exams are offered at the end of the program.
  • COST:
    The estimated cost of the program is $3,300.00 (in-state tuition), not including the cost of the certification exams, books and supplies.
  • FINANCIAL AID:
    The Welding program is financial aid eligible.  For information on applying, visit our Financial Aid website.



GENERAL QUESTIONS?

Johnna Wallace
Program Coordinator
Call: 1-772-462-7892
E-mail: jwallace@irsc.edu


TESTING CENTER
(AWS Certification)

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Get tested for AWS Welding certification here at the
IRSC Main Campus.


For more Information
please contact
Walt Posten 772-528-3957 or email at wposten@irsc.edu


CERTIFICATIONS

NCCER
NCCER

AWS
AWS


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