DCCC Davie Campus Offers Welding Courses

MIG Welding

July 28, 2014 – The Davie Campus of Davidson County Community College is offering two Continuing Education welding courses this fall for experienced welders interested in improving their skills and for those interested in entering the welding field.

“There is a high demand for qualified welders in a wide range of industrial settings,” says Kim Smith, program director for Continuing Education on the Davie Campus. “This field offers great employment opportunities with excellent salaries.”

Welding courses to be offered this fall are as follows:

Welding: Cutting Processes

This course introduces oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting systems as well as various other cutting machines used in the manufacturing shop environment. Topics include safety, proper equipment setup and operation of oxy-fuel and plasma-arc cutting equipment with emphasis placed on straight line, curve and bevel cutting. Students are exposed to the shear, saw and flame pipe beveling machine. 

Course Code WLD-3106KK-1
Aug. 18-Oct. 13, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-10 p.m., 64 hours
Cost $211.25  

Welding: TIG and Stick


This course covers the basics of Stick and TIG Welding along with shop procedures. Topics include the following: safety, machine setup, current control, gas and pressure control, techniques for welding in various positions with different types and thickness of metal, checking weld penetration and shop projects. 

Course Code WLD-3106DD-1
Oct. 27-Dec. 17, Mondays and Wednesdays, 6-10 p.m., 64 hours
Cost $211.25  

Students may register online by visiting the DCCC website, www.davidsonccc.edu/learn4life. When registering for a course, refer to the course code. For additional information, call 336-751-2885.

Founded in 1963, Davidson County Community College is noted for its quality educational programs and services. As one of 58 institutions within the North Carolina Community College System, DCCC offers studies in more than 50 degree programs. A fully-accredited, multi-campus college, DCCC celebrated its 50th anniversary in 2013 and is looking forward to serving students in Davidson and Davie counties for many years to come. The college is committed to developing minds, inspiring imaginations, and preparing students for enhanced career and educational opportunities within a changing global environment. Visit Davidson County Community College on the Web at davidsonccc.edu.