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Welding Academy - McLeod

Welding Academy Description
Category Description
Course Welding Academy
Location Howard McLeod Skills Center - Lane, Oklahoma
Average Training Time 720 – 1080 hours, depending upon level and progress
Special Restrictions Targeting Youthful Offenders before the age of 29. Must have minimum language and math skill levels of 5.1 as measured by TABE. Must be healthy and able bodied with correctable vision. Also, some older offenders are selected after mechanical aptitudes testing.
Course Description Components of the program include hands on welding training techniques in SMAW, GMAW, GTAW, FCAW and Oxy Fuel cutting competencies, blue print reading, estimation, project management and computer literacy. Training is for work in the manufacturing and construction cluster. College co-enrollment possible.
Certifications ODCTE Competency Certifications in Shielded Metal Arc Welding, Gas Metal Arc Welding, Flux Core Arc Welding, Gas Tungsten Arc Welding
Training through the following programs is also available: NEFE Personal Finance Planning, Computer Literacy for Youth Offender’s, Life Skills/Issues Component. GED concurrent enrollment is offered if needed.
ACT WorkKeys Career Readiness Certification
Contact Information McLeod Skills Center
Attn: Christi Pugh
PO Box 156
Lane, OK 74555
(580) 889-7275
christi.pugh@careertech.ok.gov
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