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Welding and Metal Fabrication

Students learn how to use advanced welding techniques and fabrication equipment to design, engineer and assemble metal components; interpret blueprints and specifications to meet critical design specifications; and use their training to earn essential Oklahoma state welding certifications.

Career Majors

  • Pipe Welder - 915 hrs.*
  • Structural Welder - 840 hrs.*
  • Industrial Fabrication Technician - 1260 hrs.*

*Pell Eligible

Approximate Program Cost

  • In-District High School Students - TUITION-FREE
  • In-District Adult Students - $2.50 per credit hour + supplies
  • Out-of-District Adult Students - $5 per credit hour + supplies

Qualities We Recommend

  • Reading, writing and math- 9th grade level
  • Safety awareness for self and others
  • Measurement, decimals, fractions
  • Must be able to work in small, enclosed places and/or several feet above ground
  • Will be working with various machines
  • Must wear safety glasses
  • Noise level - Loud
  • Will be working in extreme temperatures (hot and cold)
  • Must wear a welding helmet
  • Must wear cotton pants, long-sleeved shirts, steel toed boots and gloves
  • No polyester or polyester blend

Certifications

  • WorkKeys
  • NCCER
  • AWS

Who Can Apply?

Adults and in-district high school sophomores, juniors and seniors can apply.

Schedule

Classes are Monday through Friday from August to May with all day or half day enrollment options.

Student Organization

SkillsUSA

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