The Welding and Metal Fabrication trade is a very important part of industry and construction trades.
The Welding and Metal Fabrication program at Bristol TEC is a one-year intensive training program. Those who successfully complete the training may convert the 900-clock hours credit toward a state-approved apprenticeship-training program.
Students receive instruction in shop math, blueprint reading and welding safety. Students receive training in the following welding skills:
- Oxy-fuel Processes
- Plasma Cutting
- Shielded Metal Arc Welding (Stick)
- Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG)
- Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG)
- Fabrication and Repair Welding
Students who successfully complete the course will be eligible for certification testing to American Welding Society (AWS) standards.
After learning the skills at Bristol TEC students can pursue careers in:
- Aircraft Welding
- Bridge Welding
- Pipeline Welding
- Auto Body Welding
- Artistic Welding
- Underwater Welding
- Shipyard Welding
- Forge Shop Workers