Mr. Gilbert Cruz

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Mr. Gilbert Cruz

WELDING

 

Course Sequence:  Principles of Manufacturing, Welding I, Welding II, Manufacturing Practicum

 

The Welding program of study is designed to prepare and certify students as entry-level welders.  Students will learn safe practices, career exploration, leadership development, and basic arc welding and thermal cutting skills.  Basic arc welding and thermal cutting skills are developed over a series of two courses which will prepare students for an American Welding Society certification.

 

HELPFUL QUALITIES:

  • a willingness to conform to rigid standards of performance
  • an ability to produce work of high quality
  • problem-solving skills
  • good communication skills
  • accuracy and carefulness
  • a willingness to keep up-to-date on advances in technique and equipment
  • an ability to concentrate on detailed work for long periods of time
  • initiative
  • knowledge of computers                                                                               

HIGH SCHOOL       

Industry Certification

With High School Diploma:

Eligible AWS Certified Welder

Entry Level Welder ($37,420)

 

 

CERTIFICATE

Industry Certification through TCAT: Combo Welder certifications and diploma

Combo Welder ($40,788)

 

ASSOCIATES

A.S. Welding Technology

AWS Certifications: Certified Welder, Certified Welder Inspector

Certified Welding Inspector ($52,000)

Welding Supervisor ($41,600)

 

BACHELORS

B.S. Industrial Engineer

B.S. Manufacturing Engineer

Industrial or Manufacturing

Engineer ($78,860)