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Program Objectives

The course objective of the Journeyman Welder II is for students to gain entry level employment in the welding field, as well as making each student a proficient pipe welder using SMAW and TIG processes, as well as teach­ing MIG & Flux core Welding, while providing skills, for pipe welding and manufacturing.

The course also teaches field and shop safety, pipe fitting skills and basic blueprint readings. Certain subjects may be taken out of numerical sequence to accommodate school class scheduling policies. The Journeyman Welder II offers a greater scope of welding processes and allows more time to become polished in a certain specialty.

Journeyman Welder II offers an additional 10 weeks/250 more hours than Journeyman Welder. This course will expand on the pipe fitting program and include more hands-on Fitting and Rigging.

*Not all Programs and Courses are available at all of the campuses

Training Modules

  • Properties of Metal
  • Cutting Techniques of Metal
  • Production Welding Techniques
  • Safety Training/ Cranes / Rigging
  • Metallurgy / Vocabulary
  • Basic Math / Basic Fitting Principals
  • Basic Pipe Fitting
  • Advanced Pipe Fitting

DTC Certifications

  • Bevel Plate 6010-7018 (SMAW)
  • 6″ SCH. 40 pipe 6010-7018 (SMAW)
  • 2″ SCH. 80 pipe 6010-7018 (SMAW)
  • 6″ SCH. 40 pipe ER70s -7018 (GTAW)(SMAW)
  • 2″ SCH. 80 pipe ER70s -7018 (GTAW)(SMAW)
  • 1/2″ plate w/ backing strip (GMAW)
  • 1/2″ plate w/ backing strip (FCAW)
  • 3″ SCH. 10 stainless steel pipe 316 (GTAW) with purge

Program Highlights

  • Length: 40 weeks (10 months)
  • Hours: 1000 clock hours / 250 additional outside hours
  • Credits: 36 semester credits


  • DeltaTech is accredited by the Accrediting Commission of Career Schools & Colleges (ACCSC).
  • DeltaTech is approved by the United States Department of Education to participate in the Federal Financial Aid Program.

Journeyman Welder II Careers

DeltaTech Welding graduates work across the country in manu­facturing, construction, and maintenance fields. They are employed as boilermakers, pipefitters, structural welders, as well as in many other welding-related jobs. The certifications we issue give each graduate maximum employability potential in the welding industry, especially when it comes to food grade stainless steel pipe. Our training is geared to meet the tough demands of today’s employers.

The Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts the job outlook for welders will increase by 4% from 2014 to 2024 *www.bls.gov, and the outlook for pipefitters will increase by 12% from 2014 to 2024. *www.bls.gov

Gainful Employment Disclosures

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