Feb 28, 2024  
2023-2024 College Catalog 
    
2023-2024 College Catalog

Welding Major Information


This major provides students with knowledge and skills for job placement in the welding field. Students are trained in all aspects of welding including stick, gas, MIG and TIG welding. Students who excel in welding skills may take an Owens Community College plate or pipe welding pre-certification test.  I-CAR Automotive Steel GMAW (MIG) Welding Qualification Test (WQT) is offered to welding and auto body students who wish to achieve the latest certification for auto body welding.


Department of Skilled Trades

Administration     

Toledo Campus

Phone      

Email

Baqer Aljabr, Assistant Dean, Advanced Manufacturing, Skilled Trades, and Transportation Technologies  Industrial & Engineering Technologies 117  (567) 661-7063  baqer_aljabr@owens.edu

 

  

Accreditation

Accredited by the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE) November 1, 2015 through November 1, 2021.  For more information concerning accreditation standards contact the Association of Technology, Management, and Applied Engineering (ATMAE), 310 W. Lake Street, Suite 111, Elmhurst, IL 60126, phone number 630-433-4514, web address atmae.org.

 

Student Learning Outcomes

Student will be able to:

  • Demonstrate knowledge of industry standards for safety and compliance.
  • Demonstrate the proper use of manufacturing equipment.
  • Understand and apply proper techniques for analyzing and producing drawings.
  • Demonstrate an understanding of welding processes, codes, and procedures.
  • Differentiate manufacturing processes and their applicability.

Career Interests

Students interested in enhancing their welding skills quickly or wanting to specialize should check out one of the Welding Certificates: 

   or the  .  Students who excel in welding skills may take an Owens Community College welding pre-certification test, which is equivalent to the American Welding Society D1.1 plate procedure code.