Associate in Occupational Science trades Leadership with Specialization in Maritime Welding Technology

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The Associate in Occupational Science (A.O.S.) degree program offers core training in the practical aspects of construction and repair of equipment and structures built with steel. In addition to structural skills, students will learn to weld pipe in multiple positions. Instruction is presented in both classroom and laboratory using modern welding equipment and tools. Students gain hands-on experience in a realistic shop setting where they must demonstrate specific proficiencies. Program content provides students with the knowledge and skills necessary for entry-level employment as a combination structural and pipe welder.

The Trades Leadership course work provides students with a strong foundation in customer service, communications skills, employee relations, inventory management, as well as critical thinking skills.

Available Certifications

Welding Students at ATI are encouraged to earn certifications during their time at school. Below is a list of AWS (American Welding Society) Certifications that students could earn at ATI.

  • SMAW Tack Welder Qualification – AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code
  • Steel SMAW 6G Pipe Certification – AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code
  • Steel SMAW All Position Plate Certification Limited – AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code
  • Steel FCAW All Position Plate Certification, Limited – AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code
  • Steel GTAW All Position Plate Certification, Limited – AWS D1.1 Structural Welding Code, Steel

Possible Career Track

Possible Career Track
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Curriculum

Curriculum
Course Number Course RequirementsClock HoursCredit Hours
ORN120Fundamentals of Technology1004
MWT116Intro to Maritime Welding Technology1004
MWT117Shielded Metal Arc Welding1004
MWT118Gas Metal Arc Welding 1004
MWT119Gas Tungsten Arc Welding1004
MWT120Flux Core Arc Welding1004
MWT217Shielded Metal Arc Welding Multi Position Structural1004
MWT218Gas Metal Arc / Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Aluminum1004
MWT219Gas Tungsten Arc/Shielded Metal Arc Welding, 2G & 5G Pipe1004
MWT220Shielded Metal Arc Welding, 2G and 5G Pipe1004
MWT221Shielded Metal Arc Welding 6G Pipe1004
MWT222Advanced Process Projects & Certification1004
Trades Leadership Courses (12 credits required)
CIS124Applied Computer Applications1004
ENG270Technical Writing and Applied Communications1004
HUM250Critical Thinking and Leadership Skills1004
PSY276Occupational Health, Psychology, and Safety1004
TOTAL150060
  • Students attend class four (4) days per week on various schedules.
  • Program length is approximately 18 months (including breaks and holidays) – all schedules.
  • At the successful completion of the program, the student will receive an Associate of Occupational
    Science in Trades Leadership with Specialization in Maritime Welding Technology

Student Consumer Information

Student Consumer Information
Annual Report Stats from 2019 ACCSC Annual Report

Program Graduation Rate Placement Rate
Associate in Occupational Science trades Leadership with Specialization in Maritime Welding Technology 52% 78%
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Program Available at: Main Campus.