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Welding & Fabrication Technology

Mr. Chuck Kochersperger ckochersperger@bcths.com teaches this program.
Students who choose Welding & Fabrication Technology will learn basic and advanced blueprint reading, fabrication, and ferrous and non-ferrous metallurgy. Laboratory instruction includes shielded metal arc welding, oxyacetylene welding MIG, and TIG techniques. Theoretical and practical studies cover mild and alloy steels, aluminum, titanium, and other exotic metals. Students learn the basics of heat treating and non-destructive testing and inspection. Instruction meets AWS standards. Graduates can enter apprenticeship programs or go on to degree studies in metallurgy or mechanical engineering.

Certifications available to the successful Welding & Fabrication Technology student include:

For information on where students can earn college credits, click here Welding Link

  • CPR for Family & Friends    
  • NCCER Credentials
  • Heartsaver AED, CPR & First Aid    
  • OSHA Certification
  • Level I – Entry Welder

OAC Members

  Phone- 215-949-1700     Fax- 215-949-2104