Welding has become very complex and very technical. The welding program at COSSA will provide you with the information and training to step directly into employment.
In almost everyone's lifetime we are faced with situations where the knowledge of joining metals is necessary. This program will prepare you for the most basic welding processes to join such metals as carbon steel, aluminum, and stainless steel.
Welding is a three year program that will prepare you for many types of employment related to welding, engineering, quality control, manufacturing technician and many other industries.
Welding internships are available.
Upon completion of Level III and passing the American Welding Society certification exam, students may earn their AWS certification.
Isaak Scott (Parma) SkillUSA
Bronze medal winner for Idaho in
Individual Welding. 2021
My background is in ag equipment production and repair while working as a welder/fabricator. I have have been developing my skill in welding since I was 14. I hope to bring a fresh approach to the classroom and instill in my students a desire to excel in industry and prepare them for placement in the workforce.
Students are supplied with their first pair of safety glasses and welding gloves. Replacements must be purchased by the student.
Students must pay for the materials for personal projects
Oxy-fuel welding & cutting
Shielded Metal Arc Welding (SMAW)
Gas Metal Arc Welding (GMAW)
Gas Tungsten Arc Welding (GTAW)
Flux Cored Arc Welding (FCAW)
Working with layout tools
CNC Plasma cutting