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2011-2012 Catalog and Student Handbook 
2011-2012 Catalog and Student Handbook [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Combination Welding

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The Combination Welding technical certificate program is designed to prepare individuals for employment as welders in an industrial setting. Instruction is provided in blueprint reading, Oxy-fuel cutting, brazing and welding, stick-arc Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (MIG), and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (TIG), and plasma arc cutting and carbon arc cutting.

Students enrolled in the program may attain selected certifications from the following organizations:

  • American Petroleum Institute (API)
  • American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME)
  • American Welding Society (AWS)
  • Tennessee Regulatory Authority (TRA)

All courses in the Combination Welding certificate program will articulate into the Associate of Applied Science degree program in Industrial Technology - Concentration: Welding/Metal Fabrication.


Students must complete all learning support deficiencies in reading and writing and MATH 0890 or MATH 0891, or have appropriate entrance scores.

Total Credit Hours: 27

For Further Information

Charlie Bloomer
Instructor, Welding/Metal Fabrication
Telephone: 423.354.2599


Sam Rowell
Interim Dean, Advanced Technologies
Telephone: 423.354.2582


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