WLD - Welding Instructor Qualifications

Education:
AAS in Welding Technology is preferred but not required; must have a high school diploma or equivalent.

Experience:
Five years recent welding field experience is required.   Five years recent teaching experience at the college level or industry training experience or a combination of teaching at the college level and industry trainer experience may be substituted, year for year, for recent welding field experience.  

Certifications:
Welding certifications in all areas of instruction are required within the first year of hire as follows:

  • SMAW E-7018, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Inner Shield  E 71T8, 3G and 4 G unlimited plate
  • GTAW  2 inch Pipe 6G position
  • SMAW 6 inch Pipe 6G position

For part time faculty only, welding certifications related to the teaching assignments are required within the first year of hire, as follows:

WLD 111, 112, 113, 114, 115, 116A, 116B, 151, 253, 254

  • SMAW E-7018, 3G and 4G unlimited plate

WLD 131,132, 136A, 136B, 211

  • GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plate

WLD 224, 225

  • GTAW 2 inch Pipe 6G Position

WLD 141, 142, 152

  • FCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Inner Shield E71T8, 3G and 4G unlimited plate

WLD 216, 217, 261,262, 263, 295, 186B, 190A, 190B, 190C, 216A, 216B, 276A, 276B, 286A, 286B

  • SMAW E-7018 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Inner Shield E71T8, 3G and 4G unlimited plate

WLD 256, 257

  • SMAW E-7018 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • SMAW 6 inch Pipe 6G position

WLD 166A, 166B, 176A, 176B, 186A

  • GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Inner Shield E71T8, 3G and 4G unlimited plate

WLD 236A, 236B

  • GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • SMAW 2 inch Pipe 6G position
  • SMAW 6 inch Pipe 6G position

WLD 246A, 246B

  • SMAW E-7018 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • SMAW 2 inch Pipe 6G position
  • SMAW 6 inch Pipe 6G position

WLD 266A, 266B

  • SMAW E-7018 3G and 4G unlimited plate
  • GMAW E-70S6 (hardwire) 2G unlimited plate
  • FCAW – Dual Shield E 70 T 1, 3G and 4G unlimited plate

 

Approved: September 2011

WLD Instructor Qualifications Prior to September 2011