Welding programs prepare individuals to apply technical knowledge and skills to join or cut metal surfaces. Welding includes instruction in arc welding, resistance welding, brazing and soldering, cutting, high-energy beam welding and cutting, solid-state welding, ferrous and non-ferrous materials, oxidation-reduction reactions, welding metallurgy, welding processes and heat treating, structural design, safety, and applicable codes and standards.
Maine Certified Industry Standards (CIP 48.0508)
American Welding Society (AWS)
National Center for Construction Education & Research (NCCER) Welding 1 & 2
AWS Level 1 Entry Welding Standards and Competencies (DOC, 46KB) Updated August 2017
NCCER Core and Welding 1 & 2 Standards and Competencies (DOC, 87KB) Updated August 2017