Welding Lab Program

Welding & Sheet Metal Fabrication

In this career pathway, you will learn to interpret blueprints and specifications using math and computer technology while gaining experience in all types of metal welding, brazing and flame cutting.

Program Highlights:

  • Specialized classroom and shop learning experiences

  • Participation in job shadowing, internships, and paid employment

  • Earn industry credentials through the American Welding Society

  • Field trips to hear from industry professionals

  • Qualify for scholarship opportunities

  • Participation in local, regional, and national SkillsUSA events

Students entering this area of career and technical training find background experiences in mathematics, science, and mechanical drawing very helpful.

Areas of Study:

  • Shop safety and welding safety

  • Welding vocabulary and industry standards

  • Metallurgy

  • Joint preparation, fit-up, and design

  • SMAW - carbon steel

  • FCAW - carbon steel

  • GMAW - carbon steel and aluminum

  • GTAW - carbon steel, stainless steel, and aluminum

  • Sheet metal layout and fabrication principles

  • Plasma arc cutting and OxyFuel cutting

  • CNC plasma table & laser

  • Industry math

  • Hand tools, power tools

  • Blueprint reading

  • Shop projects

  • Senior projects

  • OSHA training

Download the full Welding & Sheet Metal Fabrication fact sheet in English, en Español, or Somali.

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Fees can be easily paid online, 24 hours a day. Learn more about paying class fees and adding to your student’s lunch account.

Welding & Sheet Metal Fabrication I Fee Sheet

Welding & Sheet Metal Fabrication II Fee Sheet

This program is participating in the Chromebook One to One Experience. An additional one-time fee to purchase a Chromebook will be waived if you are a returning student who has already participated in the Chromebook One to One Experience or if you are bringing your own technology. Learn more about the Chromebook One to One Experience.

To ask more questions about any program or to schedule a tour of our campus, contact Administrative Assistant to the Enrollment Coordinator, Mariellen Murray at (740) 201-3216 or MurrayM@DelawareAreaCC.org.


Doug Andres
(740) 203.2238

4565 Columbus Pike | Delaware, OH 43015

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