Meet the Faculty
Mr. Edwards is the full time instructor of Welding and Joining Technology at Ogeechee Technical College. After graduating from Ogeechee Tech with all of his welding certificates, he was hired as the full time instructor in 2010. Since then, he has been certified by the American Welding Society as a Certified Welding Educator and a Certified Associate Welding Inspector.
Programs of Study
Program Purpose Statement
The Welding programs are designed to prepare students for careers in the welding industry. Program learning opportunities develop academic, technical, professional knowledge and skills required for job acquisition, retention and advancement. The program provides opportunities to retain or upgrade present knowledge and skills. The program emphasizes welding theory and practical application necessary for successful employment. Program graduates have the qualifications of a welding and joining technician and are prepared to take qualification tests.
WELD 1000 - Introduction to Welding Technology
WELD 1010 - Oxyfuel Cutting
WELD 1040 - Flat Shielded Metal Arc Welding
WELD 1050 - Horizontal Shielded Metal Arc Welding
WELD 1060 - Vertical Shielded Metal Arc Welding
WELD 1090 - Gas Metal Arc Welding
WELD 1110 - Gas Tungsten Arc Welding