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  • Welding Technology

    Instructors

    Al Kitchens

    Shop 202

    (360) 475-7312

    akitchens@olympic.edu


    Kevin Snell 

    Shop 204

    (360) 475-7395

    ksnell@olympic.edu


    Ron Keeling

    Bronzeworks - Shelton

    (360) 432-9555

    rkeeling@olympic.edu

    Olympic College welding student



     

    COME OUT AND SEE WHAT THE WELDING PROGRAM HAS TO OFFER



    WHAT:      Welding Information Session - OC Shelton Palmer Center
    WHEN:      Tuesday Sept 16 at 5:00 - 6:00 pm
    WHERE:   
    Olympic College, Shelton, WA (map)

    WHAT:      Welding Information Session - OC Bremerton SHOP 200 
    WHEN:      Tuesday Sept 16 at 6:00 - 7:30 pm
    WHERE:   
    Olympic College, Bremerton Campus

    No doubt about it! Welding and Joining technology is a rewarding, though demanding field. If you have the following strengths, you could well be on your way to becoming a success following any one of the many career paths provided by this technology; good mechanical ability, logical mind, learning skills, a team player, imagination, good physical condition, self-discipline and patience, and a sense of integrity and responsibility.

    Upon completion, successful students will:

    • Safely and accurately use a variety of electric arc processes, basic hand tools and shop equipment to fabricate durable goods.
    • Safely and accurately use a variety of torches and fuse gas to produce parts that are used to fabricate durable goods.
    • Read, interpret, and use shop drawings and specifications in the fabrication and making of durable goods.
    • Apply and practice workplace safety policies and procedures.
    • Be prepared to take welder qualification tests in accordance with American Welding Society (AWS) and Washington Association of Building Organization (WABO).

    Instructional Program Mission

    We provide instruction in basic skills necessary to gain employment in entry-level positions in welding, fabrication and blueprint reading. We enable students to realize their potential.

    Updated 9/11/14