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2022-2023 Catalog 
2022-2023 Catalog [ARCHIVED CATALOG]

Welding and Cutting Technology


Program Description:

The Welding and Cutting Technology program prepares students for entry-level employment in the field of welding and cutting. The curriculum includes Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW), Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW), Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW), Plasma Arc Cutting (PAC), Carbon Arc Cutting, Oxyfuel Cutting, and Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW).  Electives are available in advanced levels of welding and cutting.

Campus Locations:

Jackson - 601.987.8162 • Rankin - 601.936.1851 • Raymond - 601.857.3287 • Utica - 601.885.7009 • Vicksburg - 601.629.6881

**Completion Award: Career Certificate in Welding and Cutting Technology 30 SH

Technical Certificate

**Completion Award: Technical Certificate in Welding and Cutting Technology 45 SH

Associate of Applied Science

**Completion Award: Associate of Applied Science in Occupational Education 60-62 SH

**Additional Graduation Requirements:

  • Orientation - Any student (first-time, transfer, and part-time) who begins at Hinds Fall 2007 and later will be required to take Orientation (LLS 1312 /RST 1312 ) to graduate from the College. Exception: Orientation credit (1-3 hrs) transferred to Hinds from another college will satisfy our orientation requirement.
  • Assessment - An Assessment Prep review course(s) and Skills Assessment exam(s) are required to graduate from this program.