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From Aerospace and Advanced Manufacturing Programs

This tool is meant to make hiring easier for Washington’s aerospace and advanced manufacturing companies.

This is an ongoing list of Washington’s community and technical colleges that have aerospace and advanced manufacturing programs. Each listing details credits, program descriptions, skill sets (as taught in each program), contact information, and graduation dates.

Aerospace and advanced manufacturing industry companies can contact the community and technical college nearest to them and speak directly to an instructor about graduating students.

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Shielded Metal Arc Welding CA – Vancouver, WA
Award Type
Certificate of Achievement
Anticipated Graduates
Caleb White
The Welding Technology program prepares students for entry-level welder employment in production, job shop, or maintenance positions. Students master basic and advanced welding skills while operating heavy industrial fabrication equipment and state-of-the-art welding equipment. The curriculum places equal focus on the development of fabrication skills and techniques. Student will be expected to not only demonstrate their proficiency with various weld processes but their ability to fabricate projects within specified tolerances using those processes. The multiple certificates and degree options available within this program allow students the option to stop-out and enter the workforce, and re-enter the program as needed, or complete their program of study without stopping. Students enrolled in a welding program will have the opportunity to earn multiple American Welding Society certifications.
Skill Sets
  • Demonstrate Welding Technology principles of operation, terms and safe practices related to Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW) and cutting processes.
  • Explain the use of SMAW electrodes.
  • Describe the functions of SMAW power sources, electrical parameters, output characteristics and auxiliary controls.
  • Describe the criteria for visual inspection of SMAW weldments.
  • Demonstrate Plasma Arc Welding and Plasma Arc Cutting principles of operation.

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Clark College

Clark College
1933 Fort Vancouver Way,
Vancouver, WA 98663