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INDEX FOR THIS PROGRAM'S PAGE

EXPLORE COMPARE  PLAN APPLY
Instructor

 

Advantage for

College and

Career

Careers  Apply

Description

Brochure

Video

 

What they say:

Professionals

Students

Accomplishments

Scheduling

ECP

What it

takes

to be

successful

Major Topics

Career Skills

 

EARN ($$$):

1. College

Credits

2. Certifications

 

Alternative 

CCCTC

Programs 

10th graders

must apply by

Dec 1st for

first round

decisions

 

Program Accomplishments

Student Testimonials

 

Instructor  

Mike Schweinsberg ( mjschwe@carrollk12.org )

►Any questions?...email the instructor    <return to Welding's program index>

Instructors Qualifications:

  • Over 40 year experience in the welding field
  • AWS Certified Welder and Weld Educator
  • Certified Weld Inspector
  • Certified to train the correct procedure of an oxygen acetylene outfit
►Experienced instructors know what it takes!    <return to Welding's program index>

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GET TO KNOW THE PROGRAM

Summarizing the program...........    <return to Welding's program index>

Welding teaches students various welding processes, correct welding procedures, and practical metal fabrication skills through classroom and hands-on lab experiences. Some of the techniques students learn are Gas Metal Arc Welding, Arc Welding, Tungsten Inert Gas Welding, Oxyfuel Cutting, Plasma Cutting, and Computer Automated Plasma Cutting. Welding is associated with the ABC apprenticeship program and the American Welding Society.

The American Welders Society

 

<CLICK> TO SEE THE BROCHURE FOR THIS PROGRAM

Videos about the program...........    <return to Welding's program index>

Welding Program Video

CCCTC Perspective and other CCCTC

Start your career BEFORE you graduate high school.      <return to Welding's program index>

 

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 Why do students come to CCCTC? 

►See what advantage you gain at CCCTC...     <return to Welding's program index>

 

  

Use college level texts to earn college credit while having the training, skills, and experience that most high school graduates do not get until they are well into their college major.  This program puts you in touch with state of the art  technology so students can experience their chosen career field before they go to college. (more)

  

Learn from an experienced instructor and work with industry grade technology that our local business partners use every day.  After gaining skills and experience some of our best students to come back as in house interns or find an internship at a local business. (more)

Our Programs have been highly successful in state and national competitions sponsored by SkillsUSA. (more)

►Why wait until YOU graduate?          <return to Welding's program index>

 

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What skills and concepts do students learn in this program?

►Career skills and professionalism....    <return to Welding's program index>

Major Units of Study

  • Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
  • Oxyfuel Gas Cutting (OFC)
  • Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC)
  • Shield Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
  • Tungsten Inert Gas Welding (TIG)

 

   

Getting started on your career path takes skills.  Students at CCCTC are evaluated on skill attainment in the following areas for this program 

(click here to see skills you will learn)

Professionalism

At CCCTC we know how important professionalism is to getting and keeping a job.  We emphasize professionalism in each program.  (more)

►Skills lead to experience, experience gets the JOB!       <return to Welding's program index>

 

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How does this program add VALUE to your diploma?

►College credits & certifications = $$$    <return to Welding's program index>

  Students can become certified by:

 NCCER (The National Center for Construction Education and Research)

   OSHA (Occupational Safety and Health Administration)

Student can obtain their OSHA-10 Certification and their Academic Craft Core Skills Certification (through ABC Cumberland Valley Chapter).  Certification shows that you have the skills and knowledge for your career field.  This adds value to a students high school experience by allowing them to have proof of their abilities that would take time and money AFTER they graduate

Students Can Earn College Credits

College Credits can be earned through articulation agreements with colleges.  These agreements are the colleges way of saying that our programs, shops, equipment and instructors meet the same high standards as that college or post-secondary institution.

           CLICK HERE TO SEE COLLEGE CREDITS YOU CAN EARN AT CCCTC

Contact the college or trade school you plan to attend and find out if you can earn credits or advanced standing at their institution.

►Save time and money after your graduate.    <return to Welding's program index>

 

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If students have what it takes they still have to APPLY!!

►You have to apply to attend CCCTC    <return to Welding's program index>

 

  

  • Safely work with high voltage, industrial equipment, volatile (explosive) gasses, and extremely hot flames.
  • Able to follow safety guidelines without being reminded (Dangerous situation require this ability)
  • Detail oriented
  • Exposure to loud noises and warm working conditions
  • Good communication skills
  • Good problem solving skills
  • Hand and eye coordination
  • Manual dexterity
  • Mechanical aptitude
  • Must be able to work as a team in a responsible, professional manner
  • Must be able to work independently
  • Physical stamina to stand for long periods of time and lift/move heavy equipment and stock.
  • Strong technical reading, writing, math and computer skills

OUR PROGRAMS ARE RUN LIKE REAL BUSINESSES!!!  Do you have the work ethic, perseverance, professionalism, and problem solving skills needed to be successful in your career field? (more)

 

SPACE IS LIMITED FOR SOME PROGRAMS.  See what you need to apply.  For instance tenth graders who apply by Dec 1st are part of the first round decisions. (more)

►If you think you have what it takes...APPLY.      <return to Welding's program index>

 

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How does CCCTC fit with your home high school?

►Prerequisites, Schedules, ECP's...    <return to Welding's program index>

SCHEDULING INFORMATION 

 ARRIVAL/DISMISSAL AND TRANSPORTATION FROM CCCTC

Transportation is provided to and from your home high school.  (there are some exceptions such as community based internship)  Students will still have classes at their home high school and continue to be involved in extracurricular activities at their home high school.  (more)

PREREQUISITES (Completed before you start the program)

CHECK THE PROGRAM OF STUDIES FOR PREREQUISITES

SCHEDULE OF PROGRAM

This programs runs mod 2-4 in the spring of student's junior year AND mods 2-4 in fall of the student's senior year.   (more)

SAMPLE EDUCATIONAL PLAN AND PROGRAM OF STUDIES INFORMATION

    See Program of Studies for most up to date information.

►PLAN  you junior and senior year.          <return to Welding's program index>

 

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Different career paths that all start with this program.

►Time to plan for your future......    <return to Welding's program index>

 

CAREERS/MAJORS (CCCTC AND...) 

ENTRY LEVEL (....HIGH SCHOOL)

  • Tacker
  • Welder Fabricator
  • Structural Metal Fabricator & Fitter
  • Welder Fitter
  • Production Workers

TECHNICAL LEVEL (.....2 YEAR ASSOCIATE DEGREE OR TECH CERTIFICATE)

  • Robotic Technician
  • Welding Inspector
  • Specialty Welds
  • Certified Welding Inspector
  • Quality Control/Quality Assurance Technician
  • Underwater Welding
  • Nuclear Plant Welding

PROFESSIONAL LEVEL (....4 YEAR BACHELOR'S DEGREE AND BEYOND)

  • Welding Engineer
  • Project Manager
  • Mechanical Engineer
  • Welding Engineer
  • Welding Instructor

Check Out These Career Sites: 

ONETThe O*NET program is the nation's primary source of occupational information.

OOH: Occupational Outlook Handbook: Extensive government database of over 20,000 Career.

Check Out These Career Sites to find the many paths our student begin at CCCTC!

 

►Start YOUR game of LIFE now!             <return to Welding's program index>

 

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What do PROFESSIONALS say about  CCCTC?

►CCCTC STAYS CURRENT........   <return to Welding's program index>

 

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

(Don't just take our word for it)

 Professional Organizations certify our programs Certification by national and state agencies assures parents and students that the skills we teach are relevant and important in today's job market.  A program's certifications must be renewed usually every three years through an onsite evaluation of the program.

Colleges An agreement based on the college's requirements for curriculum, faculties, and instructor is prepared and renewed periodically to guarantee that students are getting the equivalent instruction at CCCTC that would be expected in class at that institution.  Credits are awarded based on that agreement. (See college advantage)

PROFESSIONAL ADVISORY COUNSEL  By Federal and state regulations each program has a group of local business and educational institutions that periodically meets to discuss  the programs curriculum and resources to make sure current trends in technology and skills are being taught so that students are prepared for the ever changing career requirements for that industry.  (more)

►PROFESSIONALS know what it takes!!         <return to Welding's program index>

 

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PROGRAM ACCOMPLISHMENTS

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STUDENT TESTIMONIALS

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