Welding Technology

Career and Technical Program

Welding Technology
Welding Technology
Welding Technology
Welding Technology
Welding Technology
Welding Technology
Welding Technology
Welding Technology

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Classes for this program are located in Rathdrum, Idaho, 12 miles from Coeur d’Alene at the Parker Technical Education Center

This program is designed to prepare students for entry-level employment as a welder. The program complies with national standards established by the American Welding Society (AWS). It combines theory and applied shop practice designed to develop welding skills. Students receive instruction on welding processes including OAC (oxy-acetylene cutting), SMAW (shielded metal arc welding), GMAW (gas metal arc welding), and GTAW (gas tungsten arc welding), as well as blueprint reading, layout procedures, metallurgy, and safety.

Successful completion of each semester and/or permission of the instructor is required for acceptance into the next semester. Placement in specific English and math courses is determined by the college assessment test.

Current industry professionals may enroll in individual courses on a space-available basis and with the instructor's permission.


Instructors

Earl Dreisbach
First Year Welding Technology Instructor
Office: Parker Technical Education Center 175
Phone: (208) 665-5089
Email: etdreisbach@nic.edu

Tim Straw
Second Year Welding Technology Instructor
Office: Parker Technical Education Center 177
Phone: (208) 665-5057
Email: tsstraw@nic.edu

For additional information please contact Career and Technical advising at (208) 769-3448 or techadvising@nic.edu.


Visit www.nic.edu/gainfulemployment for important information about the educational debt, earnings, and completion rates of students who attended this program.

 

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