Two-year program

The Welding Technology program is designed to prepare students to perform entry-level welding tasks under the supervision of an experienced certified welder. Welding students receive training in gas and electric welding. Included in the course of study is instruction related to blueprint reading, properties of metal, and safety. This course is offered only at a GCS career center. Student must apply through admission process.

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    Welding Year 1        Welding Year 2 
    Full Year: 4 high school credits     Full Year: 4 high school credits
    Morning Session: 9:00 AM - 11:40 AM     Afternoon Session: 12:45 PM - 3:25 PM
    Grades: 10th or 11th     Grades: 11th or 12th


NOTE: Credits earned will count as electives needed for the SC high school graduation requirements.  One of the six credits earned may fulfill the CATE/Foreign Language requirement for SC high school graduation. Most 4-year colleges will NOT accept career center courses as a substitute for the foreign language college admissions requirement.