2015-2016 Catalog and Handbook 
    Oct 02, 2023  
2015-2016 Catalog and Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


Welding, Diploma

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The Welding diploma at Southeast Tech introduces students to welding safety, fundamentals of shielded metal arc welding, gas metal arc welding, gas tungsten arc welding and plasma arc welding. Students are instructed in the setup and safe operation of welding equipment for various welding processes. In addition, ferrous and non-ferrous materials and the welding of these materials in all positions and with various joint designs are introduced. The second semester of this two-semester program is used to develop skills in two welding processes, with the goal of successfully completing an American Welding Society welding certification test.

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Welding, Diploma  
Welding, Diploma: Admission Requirements  
Welding, Diploma: Total Program Fees (estimate)   

Program Curriculum - Total Credits: 32

First Semester

Additional Information

Students entering a program in any semester other than outlined may not graduate in the expected amount of time.

AWS Certification:

To qualify for AWS Certification Testing within the STI Welding Diploma program, students must:

  • Carry a 2.0 or greater cumulative GPA.
  • Meet all attendance requirements.
  • Be a student in good standing in all required classes.


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