Last Updated: 10/5/2020 1:27 AM


CIP Code 48.0508

Instructor: Mr. Mazzarella

Program Overview

The Welding program prepares students with the skills necessary for jobs as welders, cutters, and welding machine operators. Instruction includes blueprint reading, metallurgy, flat, vertical, horizontal, and overhead welding techniques using the various welding/cutting processes: electric arc welding (SMAW), oxyacetylene welding/brazing, GTAW, GMAW, FCAW, submerged arc welding, air carbon arc gouging, and plasma cutting. Code welding and cutting standards are emphasized.


Post Secondary Education

PA College of Technology

Welder Training & Testing Institute

Triangle Tech

Dean Institute of Technology

Johnson Technical Institute

Thaddeus Stevens

Hobart Institute of Welding Technology


Career Opportunities

Combination Welder

Gas Welder

Flux Core Arc Welder

Arc Cutter

Arc Welder

Flame Cutter Machine Operator




Industrial Certifications

PA Skills Certificate

AWS D1.1


API 1104


Advanced Credit

PA College of Technology

Westmoreland County Community College

Harrisburg Area Community College

Community College of Allegheny County

Northampton County Community College

Clarion University of PA

PA Highlands Community College


Statewide Articulation Agreements


Contact Us
Admiral Peary Area Vocational Technical School
948 Ben Franklin Hwy
Ebensburg, PA 15931
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Phone: (814) 472-6490
Fax: (814) 472-6494