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College and Career Technical Institute

Welding » Welding


Welding is an instructional program that prepares students for employment or continued education in the occupations of the welding weldingfield. The curriculum framework for this program was developed in partnership with the Mississippi Construction Education Foundation (MCEF). MCEF is the accredited sponsor for the National Center for Construction Education and Research (NCCER).

 Introduction to Welding

This course focuses on the NCCER Learning Series Core and SMAW. Students will leave the class with a firm foundation of knowledge in the areas of employability skills, safety, and basic tool knowledge. Additionally, students will learn Oxyfuel Cutting fundamentals. Students will cover proper equipment setup, safety measures, and correct welding techniques.

 Advanced Welding

This course focuses on specialized PAC, CAC, and advanced techniques used in SMAW. Additionally, this course will offer students the opportunity to examine GMAW and FCAW. Additionally, students will learn about GTAW.  Students will learn safety measures, setup procedures, and welding techniques for each type of welding. This two-Carnegie-unit course should only be taken after students successfully complete Introduction to Welding.

Industry Certifications

NCCER Learning Series