Meridian Community College
910 Highway 19 N,
Meridian, MS 39307
601-483-8241
1-800-MCC-THE-1

Welding

One year certificate/ For credit course
Shane Simmons, Instructor
 
Welding & Cutting Technology is a one-year (for credit) certificate program designed to prepare a student for employment and advancement in industrial plants and construction companies. For more information on this program read the gainful employment disclosure.

This certificate program is well-grounded in fundamental job competencies that emphasize various kinds of welding and cutting applications. Located in the former Wal-Mart building, the Workforce Development Center is fully equipped with state-of-the-art training equipment and a highly capable staff.

Students will receive instruction and training in:

Core Tool Fundamentals
Machine Set-Up & Operation
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW
Carbon Arc Welding (CAW)
Fillet Welding
Plasma Cutting
Flux Core Arc Welding
Gas Tungsten Welding
Oxy-Acetylene Cutting (Hand & Machine)
Electrode Identification & Selection
Welding Safety
Welding Inspection
Welding Testing
OSHA/Safety Training
Troubleshooting
Gas Metal Arc Welding

The program will utilize the Workforce Training Center’s new enclosed welding fabrication shop consisting of 10 welding machines, metal brake, shear and plasma cutters.
 
Certifications/ Training Earned
M3 Credential (Level 1)
OSHA General Industry Training
Multiple other certification opportunities available

Related Careers
Structural Welder
Iron Worker
Tacker
Fitter
Fabricator
Production Worker