Additional costs not included in tuition and for which DACC is not the vendor include:
Textbooks: Welding and Metal Fabrication by Larry Jeffus: ISBN-13: 978-1418013745 ISBN-10: 1418013749. Study Guide/Workbook is optional
Personal Protective Equipment: Welding Helmet, Welding Jacket, Welding Gloves, Safety Glasses or Safety Side Shields, Steel Toe/Safety Toe Leather Boots, Work Pants/Shirt, Welding Cap/Hat, Tape Measure 25’
Admission Requirements for the Welding Program
Prior to enrollment in the Welding Program, you must include:
A copy of a high school diploma, high school transcript or GED
Scores of at least 3 on all three required ACT WorkKeys Tests – Applied Math, Workplace Documents and Graphic Literacy. *Registration for WorkKeys testing secures your seat in the program.
Attendance and Make-Up Hours
It is expected that students will be present for all class sessions. If students are absent, they are expected to arrange for make-up sessions upon their return. Please reference the Attendance Requirements section of the handbook for additional clarification on the 90% attendance requirement.
Assessment and Grades
Students will be evaluated and assigned grades for their performance within the course curriculum. Students must maintain a 70% score. Please reference the Satisfactory Academic Progress section of the handbook.
Offer a full spectrum of state-of-the-art instruction addressing academic, technical, and professional skills toward employment in the welding and metal fabrication industry.
Explore various career opportunities anything from entry-level positions to quality inspection to supervision, and more.
Be able to pass certification tests set forth by the American Welding Society (AWS)
Practice welding skills and techniques to prepare for Welding Certifications.
Maintain a high standard of outcome-based welding skills
Demonstrate fillet welds and groove welds in all positions using the GMAW process
Demonstrate fillet welds and groove welds in all positions using the SMAW process
Demonstrate fillet welds and groove welds in all positions using the GTAW process
Demonstrate fillet welds and groove welds in all positions using the FCAW process
Demonstrate proper setup and operation for the OFC and PAC processes
If you have specific questions about the class or curriculum, the Welding Coordinator will be happy to speak with you.