Program Outcomes (Welding)

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South Campus

Rick Huston
Daytime Instructor 

William Knox

Pat Normandeau

Admissions Office

Location South Campus

Hours Mon-Fri, 7:15 a.m. - 3 p.m. (day)
Mon-Fri, 2:30 - 10 p.m. (swing)

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At the successful completion of the program curriculum, students will be able to:

  1. Weld in (flat, horizontal, vertical, and overhead positions) using the basic welding processes SMAW, GMAW, FCAW, and GTAW.
  2. Perform metal layout processes.
  3. Cut metals using (oxyfuel and, plasma, arc) cutting process.
  4. Apply the fundamentals of welding processes.
  5. Apply the principles of metallurgy during the welding process. 
  6. Read and interpret basic blueprints and welding symbols to fabricate components.
  7. Apply basic math and measurement.
  8. Follow industry safety practices.

In addition, the following college-wide learning outcomes reflect the guiding expectations of all programs at Bates Technical College:

  • Human Diversity
  • Effective Communication
  • Critical Thinking