Skip to content
 Scroll To Top

Welding

The UAS Welding Program offers state-of-the-art equipment and safety. The program prepares students for steady, high paying jobs in a variety of industries that utilize welders.

Skilled, certified welders can find work on construction sites, in petroleum-related industries and in many jobs where heavy equipment is used. The Alaska Department of Labor and Workforce Development predicts strong growth in employment and job openings for welders, cutters, solderers, and brazers, estimating that between 2012 and 2022 employment will increase by approximately 18%.

welding


Welding O.E.

Occupational endorsements are programs of study designed to give students intensive training in a specific occupational field.

Typically an occupational endorsement is less than 30 credits, and is not an eligible program for financial aid.

Degree Requirements (2015-2016 Catalog)

Minimum Credit Hours18
WELDS160Welding Orientations Lab3
WELDS161Welding Preparations, Quality, and Oxyfuel Cutting3
WELDS162Shielded Metal Arc Welding Basics3
WELDS163Shielded Metal Arc Welding Groove Welds3
WELDS260Introduction to Advanced Welding Techniques3
WELDS263Gas Tungsten Arc Welding3

UAS is an open enrollment institution, this means that you do not have to be in a UAS degree program to take a class. Anyone can take our classes as long as they meet the course pre-requisites.

View Full UAS Schedule

WELD Classes: Summer - 2016


WELD 120
3 CR

A beginning level course covering the fundamentals of oxyacetylene welding, brazing and cutting, and electric arc welding. Emphasis in flat and horizontal welding positions on mild steel using a variety of welding rods and techniques.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
52424K01Kenneth Horn
HAM103
Tue, Wed
5:00p - 8:40p
5/17 - 7/20
HAM106
Tue, Wed
5:00p - 8:40p
5/17 - 7/20

Tuition and fees: $770 (additional charges may apply)

Designed for advanced welders to further their skills in one or more processes and levels. Topics may include aluminum welding, sheet welding, shield metal arc welding, pipe welding, flux-core arc welding, or other to be announced. May be repeated for credit when content varies.

Prerequisite: WELD S120 or instructor permission.

CRNSECTIONINSTRUCTORMEETS
52425K01Kenneth Horn
HAM103
Tue, Wed
5:00p - 8:40p
5/17 - 7/20
HAM106
Tue, Wed
5:00p - 8:40p
5/17 - 7/20

Tuition and fees: $770 (additional charges may apply)

 
 

Content maintained by Admissions.