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Program Locations: The Academy at Fairhope Airport, Atmore, Monroeville, North Baldwin Center for Technology, South Baldwin Center for Technology, and Thomasville Campuses

Career-Technical Division

Length: One Semester

This short-term certificate in Basic Plate Welding-GMAW/FCAW/SMAW is designed to prepare individuals with entry-level skills in the field of welding. The program is competency based that includes both theory and hands on practical application based instruction. Instruction is provided in various processes and techniques of welding and cutting different types of materials.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of STARS.

* Short-term certificate not eligible for federal aid.

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* Short-term certificate not eligible for federal aid.

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Welding - Basic Plate Welding - GMAW/FCAW/SMAW (STC-WD2)

Program Locations: The Academy at Fairhope Airport, Atmore, Monroeville, North Baldwin Center for Technology, South Baldwin Center for Technology, and Thomasville Campuses

Career-Technical Division

Length: One Semester

This short-term certificate in Basic Plate Welding-GMAW/FCAW/SMAW is designed to prepare individuals with entry-level skills in the field of welding. The program is competency based that includes both theory and hands on practical application based instruction. Instruction is provided in various processes and techniques of welding and cutting different types of materials.

This is a career program designed for students to go directly into the labor market upon completion. Although some of the courses in this program will transfer to four-year institutions, this program is not designed to be a transfer program of study; therefore, it is not subject to the terms and conditions of STARS.

* Short-term certificate not eligible for federal aid.

Semester One

Item # Title Credits
WDT 119 Gas Metal Arc/Flux Cored Arc Welding 3
WDT 120 Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove 3
WDT 124 Gas Metal Arc/Flux Cored Arc Welding Lab 3
WDT 125 Shielded Metal Arc Groove Welding Lab 3
Sub-total Credits 12

GRAND TOTAL CREDITS 12

*Depending on the program or course, a student may also be required to purchase certain necessary tools and supplies.

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Locations:

Thomasville Campus

30755 Highway 43 South
Thomasville, AL 36784

South Baldwin Center for Technology

19200 Carolina St
Robertsdale, AL 36567

North Baldwin Center for Technology

505 W Hurricane Rd
Bay Minette, AL 36507

Monroeville Campus

2800 South Alabama Avenue
Monroeville, AL 36460

Atmore Campus

6574 AL Hwy 21
Atmore, AL 36502

Academy at the Fairhope Airport

8600 C County Road 32
Fairhope, AL 36532