AWS SENSE Level I

With a shortage of welders nationwide, this profession is among the highest paid in the construction industry. Students in this Qualified Federal Financial Aid program will learn safety, and entry level welding skills in all processes (Shield Metal Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding, Flux Cored Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding) and in all positions. Students will meet American Welding Society (AWS) standards as a part of the program.

Gainful Employment Information

 

2016-2017 Program Dates

Level 1 Full-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. – 4 p.m.)

  • 10/13/2016 – 6/8/201
  • 2/1/2017 – Fall 2017
  • 4/20/2017 – Fall 2017

Level 1 Part-Time (M-Th, 7:30 a.m. - 11:30 a.m. or 12-4 p.m.)

  • 8/29/2016 – Oct. 2017
  • 10/13/2016 – Dec. 2017
  • 1/9/2017 – Mar. 2018
  • 3/1/2017 – May 2018 (AM only)
  • 5/8/2017 – July 2018 (AM only)

Level 1 Part-Time (M-Th, 5-9 p.m.)

  • 8/22/2016 – Oct. 2017
  • 10/6/2016 – Dec. 2017
  • 1/9/2017 – Mar. 2018

Level 1 Part-Time (Fri-Sat, 7:30 a.m. - 4 p.m.)

  • 1/13/2017 – Mar. 2018

Program Cost

  • Total Contact Hours: 862.50
  • Total Credit Hours: 42.00
  • Cost per Credit: $156
  • Additional Fees: $1,008
  • Estimated Program Cost: $7,560 (books may add to your final cost)

 

Courses

Code Course Credits
WEL 100 Safety for Welders 1.00
WEL 101 Allied Cutting Processes 4.00
WEL 163 Basic Shielded Metal Arc Welding 1.00
WEL 103 Basic Shielded Metal Arc I 4.00
WEL 104 Basic Shielded Metal Arc  II 4.00
WEL 110 Advanced Shielded Metal Arc I 4.00
WEL 121 Structural Welding I 3.00
WEL 106 Blueprint Reading for Welders and Fitters 4.00
WEL 162 Basic Flux Cored Arc Welding 1.00
WEL 203 Flux Cored Arc Welding I 4.00
WEL 204 Flux Cored Arc Welding II 4.00
WEL 201 Gas Metal Arc Welding I 4.00
WEL 124 Introduction to Gas Tungsten Arc Welding 4.00

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