WELDINGThe Welding Program at Valley Tech is a two-year course designed to give students a general understanding of the principles, methods, and skills essential for successful employment in the welding and metal industries field. The student also has the opportunity to test in structural steel and pipe welding to achieve the American Welding Society Certification. Students will be trained in SMAW, FCAW, GMAW, OFW, GTAW, Aluminum, and Stainless Steel welding processes. Other activities include joining Skills USA and VICA student organizations. Those that excel in the program have the opportunity to compete in contests that are held at the local, state and national level each year. For further information on welding go to: http://www.aws.org.